Re: [CR]Part ID please..Simplex levers

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PY-10)

Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 21:00:02 -0600
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
Subject: Re: [CR]Part ID please..Simplex levers
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Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> Lynn Travers wrote:
>> I believe these are Simplex retro-friction levers. Yea or nay?
>>Simplex levers
>>While obviously broken, I believe they can be repaired. The *backing
>>plate* for the detached lever is missing. Anyone have some spare
>>parts? :-)
> Yes, Simplex Retro-Friction (same as Mavic). I've used these on quite a
> few of my bikes since they became available in the mid-1970s.

Also may be labeled as "Spidel" -- all the same thing; all wonderful.

John (
Appleton WI USA