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Friction Shifters

From a post by Will at Rivendell Bicycle Works – 28 May 2021 One of the main advantages of friction shifters used to be that they work with basically any set up – any derailleur, any crank and any cassette, allowing riders to ignore almost all of the overly complicated compatibility rules that goes along…

Performer MBB

After years of trying to adjust my Performer highracer FWD so that the power idler did not touch my leg I decided to convert it to a moving bottom bracket/traction direct system. I already had a modified Cruzbike front end that bolted straight on after I cut off the boom. The result is a surprisingly…