I am excited about this edition. The bike I am sharing today is a Le Chemineau ladies bike and is easily one of my favorites in the shop. First, a little background on the marque. It was started by Joanny Panel and Claudius Bouilllier around 1911 in St. Etienne Loire, France The word Chemineau … Continue reading Cool shop bike: Le Chemineau ladies bike
Simplex Tour de France spare parts
We now have 2 Simplex spare parts kits for the Tour de France derailleur, so if you are looking for a small part for one, we may have it, just inquire.
cool home made front derailleur
I ran across this front derailleur on Cyclops bike blog and I thought it was pretty exotic and I would like to have one on my bike. It is a take on the Goeland front derailleur(the chain link), the Alex Singer(wire, spoke cage), and Rene Herse(telescoping square).More information can be found through this search on … Continue reading cool home made front derailleur
Back in the 1960s, there were a couple different gear demonstrator offered to bicycle shops to help educate customers how the 'new' derailleur gear bicycles worked. The Schwinn gear demonstrator was the most common one, like a mini bicycle, with feet that would sit on the a counter top, and a handle as a 'pedal.'The … Continue reading Derailleur demonstrator