‘Never Let Go’: New Life For Front Derailleurs

Texas-based Fairdale Bikes is striving to rescue thousands of now-obsolete front derailleurs from the landfills, proving these majestic gizmos still have life.

Last month, we reported that SRAM will no longer be manufacturing front derailleurs, which many said portends the end of that most finicky mechanism.

Enter the fellas of the Fairdale Bikes Front Derailleur Repurposing Division (FBFDRD) – dedicated to finding hilarious new uses for the shifty cages.