Jan 6, 2003 7:07 PM
|Anyone know where I can get a 6 or seven speed freewheel (126mm spacing) 13-23 or so that won't cost me $50? The chain on my "trainer bike", a nearly 20 year old Colnago, was skipping so I put on a new chain and as luck would have it the skipping is worse. I was hoping I could get by without a new freewheel but no such luck.
What's a good source for freewheels that aren't dinner plate size?
|re: freewheel source?||desmo|
Jan 6, 2003 8:30 PM
|A good NOS straight block is going to cost you $40-$50. It's the dinner plate's that you can pick up for $20 or less. You can check ebay, but I've found bike stores that have been around awhile usually have some stuff like this about that ain't worth a whole lot to 'em.
Now about using that early 80's Nago for a trainer bike.............
|re: freewheel source?||Alexx|
Jan 7, 2003 12:27 PM
|Nashbar.com, or loosescrews.com. You can often pick up decent freewheels on E-Bay for $5. I've bough several Shimano freewheels myself that way, then pulled the cogs apart. I now have 4 custom freewheels, and 2 spare bodies.|
|Most new stock freewheels||OldEdScott|
Jan 9, 2003 10:25 AM
|sold these days are pie plate -- 28T. Sunrace still manufactures them, and Performance, Nashbar and Rivendell sell them. Simano may still build some, but I think most of them are REAL pie plate -- the 34T Megarange.
Check Sheldon Brown's site. He may have something NOS that's more to your liking.
Plus I agree with the sentiment above -- a 20-year-old 'Nago on a trainer??