> Simplex made Super LJ front derailleurs with 2 different cable attachment
> points - behind the seat tube and in front of the seat tube. The front
> connections derailleurs used a short piece of cable housing between the
> Simplex down tube cable guide and the derailleur.
> The front connection models are far more common that the rear cable
> connection derailleurs.
I have always thought that the cable run through the clamp pivot in the front pull SLJ fronts was a neat design. I've never seen a gold anodized SLJ front derailleur with rear cable routing. If they exist, they are rare.