Tom Dalton wrote:
> (snip) Simplex retrofrictions. The forward stroke
> worked like a friction lever, but the back stroke
> (when working against the derailleur spring) was
> assisted by a coil spring in the lever.
Not quite accurate in that the spring was actually a clutch and did not function as a spring. Very nice shifting action, but I had a couple of the springs break where they are bent at 90° at the end. Talk about a tough to find replacement part...
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