Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur question


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From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur question
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 22:00:53 -0600


Campy and the alloy Simplex SLJ were the most durable. But it was easier to get replacement small parts for the Campy.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston, TX


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<classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 9:49 PM Subject: RE: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur question


> So much for how well they shifted . Which of the 3 was the most durable
> mech- the longest lasting?
>
> Mark Cutrufelli
> Laurel,MD
>
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> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of jerrymoos
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> Subject: Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur
> question
>
>
> Wow, I agree with every word Chuck just said here. How often does that
> happen? Maybe Mavic is the magic middle ground on which the Campy fans
> and the Francophiles can agree.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Houston, TX
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 10:41 AM
> Subject: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur
> question
>
>
> > kim klakow wrote:
> > >
> > (cut)
> > > But to side with the francophiles, what about the mavic derailleurs?
> >
> > The Mavic was the easiest to service since everything is held together
>
> > with circlips. The pulley cage could be raised and lowered to get the
>
> > upper pulley as close to the cogs as possible so it had that advantage
>
> > over the Campagnolo. It used the Simplex Retrofriction shifters which
>
> > worked better. But it didn't have a sprung upper pivot like the
> > Simplex. I'd put its shifting ability below Simplex and above
> > Campagnolo.
> >
> > Chuck Schmidt
> > South Pasadena, Southern California
> >
> > .