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I know the answer is out there....

I just got this frame (2000 Merlin Extralight) but I don't have a clue as to what the little doohickie on the inside of the right seat stay (about 4" above the rear dropout) is for.:confused:

Anybody?

Thanks in advance.



 

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this question says a lot

Remember when every frame had a chain hanger?
Now many riders don't even know what one is!
No offense, FrankDL, they have virtually disappeared from bikes.
Tom
 

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tomletsinger said:
Remember when every frame had a chain hanger?
Now many riders don't even know what one is!
No offense, FrankDL, they have virtually disappeared from bikes.
Tom
No kidding. I miss 'em every time I chance out a rear. The only frame I have left with a chain hanger is now a fixie - does somewhat less good there. :(
 

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While maybe not a necessity, they are a nice convenience. I had Moots put one on my, uhm, Moots when they built it up. I dunno why they went out of fashion.
 

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tomletsinger said:
Remember when every frame had a chain hanger?
Now many riders don't even know what one is!
No offense, FrankDL, they have virtually disappeared from bikes.
Tom
No offense taken. I think it's a real classy addition and a great idea.
Probably fell victim to the bike industry's "bottom line". :(
 
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