Simplex Tour de France (SIMPLEX MADE IN FRANCE, steel pulleys)
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Simplex Tour de France (SIMPLEX MADE IN FRANCE, steel pulleys)
Brand:  Simplex
Model:  Tour de France
Years:  1946 - 1948
Country:  France
Weight:  227 grams (Spec)
Added By: peterbman on 05/23/14
Updated By: peterbman on 05/22/17
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General Information
Was renamed the Tour de France model after Robic's 1947 victory in the Tour de France. The lower pulley cage of the Champion du Monde Model 46 differs from the lower pulley cage of this Tour de France model.

Version 3 in Derailleurs of the World Simplex by CAMBIOI
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Known for their black plastic (Delrin) derailleurs during the "bike boom" of the 1970's, they were at the forefront of innovation over the years, producing such highly regarded items as the Super LJ derailleurs, Retrofriction shifters, and very popular line of seat posts.

 
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