#RandomFridays: Fairdale Bikes Research And Design Front Derailleur Repurposing Division: Shifting Your Perception
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This #RandomFridays treat has got us rooting in the spares bin for as many front mechs as we can get our hands on! Heck, does anyone even need a front derailleur at all anymore when you can have a bottle opener instead? Time to get yourself to the workshop/garage and start building your own. All other ideas welcome.
“The bicycle industry has deemed shifting the front chainrings on your bicycle to be unnecessary. The front derailleur has been declared dead. The Fairdale R&D team has the vision to see that the front derailleur still has plenty of life left in it. The incredibly dynamic mechanical range of the front derailleur has many potential uses. The newly formed Fairdale Bikes Front Derailleur Repurposing Division (FBFDRD) is focused on honoring the front derailleur by finding new and practical uses for this beloved bicycle mechanism. Here’s a sampling of our latest projects.”
Filmed + Edited by King.
Intro by Olive Cooper.
Contraptions by Taj.