Simplex, was Re: [CR]Reliable catalogue - final installment


Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2001 10:01:55 -0500
To: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: Harvey M Sachs <sachs@erols.com>
Subject: Simplex, was Re: [CR]Reliable catalogue - final installment
In-Reply-To: <001401c09da5$157dbb20$6cf9fea9@jim2>


At 09:29 2/23/2001 -0500, Aldo Ross wrote:
>The final installment of the Reliable Merchandise catalogue:
>
>http://albums.photopoint.com/j/AlbumIndex?u=1225372&a=11663429
>
>Special thanks to John Barron of Velostuf for use of his "toy racers" picture.
>
>Aldo Ross

Note the elegant thumbwheel adjustment of the early Simplex Prestige derailleur in that photo. I have a couple of beat-up all-metal Simplex with the same type of adjuster. I've always wondered why it gave way to the later version that needed a 'driver or blade.