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


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From: "feldman" <feldmanbike@yahoo.com>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Simplex/Spidel Question....
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2002 10:19:30 -0800


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.
David Feldman
Vancouver WA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Schmidt"
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Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 10:03 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]Simplex/Spidel Question....



> 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)