Fred Rednor wrote:
> For whatever it's worth... the screw used with those brazed-on French
> FD mounts was the same 5mm screw as used with water bottle cage
> mounting bosses.
Not in my experience. The Simplex mounts I've seen are threaded 6Mx1, those used for water bottle mounts are 5Mx0.8
I'm not a fan of braze-on front derailleurs, but the Simplex mount appears to be less failure-prone than the more common curved mount used by Italian and Japanese companies.
-John Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Appleton WI USA