Re: Tips on Starting your Shift-Kit equiped bike
Not exactly true if you use a derailleur. Compression, or bump starting puts the tension on the chain in reverse of how it is typically driven. With a rear derailleur it would unwind the rear derailleur causing the chain to go slack and probably fall off. It could be done this way with a Nuvinci without a rear freewheel. I don't think it would work with a normal internal hub shifter, I don't think they like running backwards.