Other than Peugeots, the only other bike I've seen with that mount is a
Strawberry--that company sold Gipiemme during the 80's including the
Gipiemme-labeled Simplex derailleurs.
> Ed Braley wrote:
> > Most certainly a "French thing".
> > Peugeot bikes used this type of attachment, I've seen several. Not sure of
> > the time frame, but I'd say late seventies to early eighties models.
> > Ed
> I have a Peugeot PRO 10 (team bike) that I special ordered from Peugeot
> in 1980 (took 10 months to arrive!). It came with the weird braze-on
> front derailleur mount that looks like a water bottle boss. Mavic also
> had their own version of the same mount for their front derailleur.
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
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