I earlier read an article on a new product for cycle propulsion system.
Instead of having a rear mech to change gear hanging down and therefore liable to be wiped off. The mech is tucked up behind the frame just forward of the cassette.
However to achieve this the front chainring has another two small like jockey wheels mounted near it.
It looks very complicated and expensive it would only be for mountain bikes not road bikes.
This is the time of year that all the new gear comes on the market be it bikes and their fittings or stuff to wear. Some of the Bling stuff expensive Very expensive.
Lighting systems, GPS tracking computers the mind boggles at some stuff. The electronics that are now used to change gear etc.
Some of the top racing bike are now so lightweight that they have to be loaded with weights to comply with the rules.
It would be nice to see a sort of Back to the Future type thing with some of those Vic riders.
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