Re: [CR]Simplex/Spidel Question....


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot

Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2002 10:03:02 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Simplex/Spidel Question....
References: <138.7a8d461.29730f0f@aol.com> <004001c19c55$420a2980$f63fc618@maine.rr.com>


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 http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, T-shirts and Campagnolo Timelin)