Re: [CR] Gold Simplex Super LJ Front Derailleur


Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer

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Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 13:32:50 -0700
From: Kurt Sperry <haxixe@gmail.com>
Cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Gold Simplex Super LJ Front Derailleur


2009/7/8 <verktyg@aol.com>:
> Peter,
>
> 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.

Kurt Sperry
Bellingham, Washington
USA