Re: [CR]RE: Simplex and other French Garbage?


Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2001 16:35:45 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Jerry & Liz Moos <moos@penn.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]RE: Simplex and other French Garbage?
References: <B76A3F0E.E8%hilary.stone@tesco.net> <3B44E121.34B02D7@penn.com> <3B44F1A3.7576@earthlink.net> <3B44E7D7.DD380BEB@penn.com>


Jerry & Liz Moos wrote:
>
> Isn't good twice as good as bad? Guess there isn't a standard unit of shifting
> quality. Or maybe a SunTour Cyclone should equal 10, in which case Simplex SLJ = 6 and
> Campy NR =3. Hey that's twice as good isn't it? And if the Simplex is coupled with
> Simplex retrofriction shifters versus Campy NR levers, the gap grows even bigger. But
> the Campys last forever and they do look cool.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos

I've used all the derailleurs you have mentioned so far and never had any problem shifting with any of them. Apparently you have?

Best Regards,
Chuck