Re: [CR]WTB: Simplex Retrofriction Shifter Band-On

(Example: Framebuilding:Tubing:Falck)

Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 09:17:16 -0700
From: "Doug Van Cleve" <>
To: "P.C. Kohler" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]WTB: Simplex Retrofriction Shifter Band-On
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There is apparently some kind of Campy band that works, see here: If that link doesn't work, give me a holler and I will email the picture to you.

Doug Van Cleve Chandler, AZ USA

On 10/29/07, P.C. Kohler <> wrote:
> It really is true: Edvard Munch's inspiration for "The Scream" were the
> words "French" and "Threading" in the same sentence.
> Seems Simplex's retrofriction shifters have a different threaded or
> sized mounting screw that doesn't work with their other band-on mounts
> like for the Criteriums.
> So...
> Does any have a band-on mounting for retrofriction shifters OR a
> complete lever/band assemby (either solid or open tear drop levers) they
> would like to sell?
> Please contact me off list before I run out of my vocabulary of French
> invectives.
> Peter Kohler
> Washington DC USA