Simplex SX A32
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Category:  Front Derailleurs
Name:  Simplex SX A32
Brand:  Simplex
Model:  SX A32
Years:  1984 - ?
Country:  France
Weight:  123 grams
Added By: simplex56 on 01/10/08
Updated By: peterbman on 03/13/16
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Simplex SX A32Simplex SX A32Simplex SX A32
# Rings Designed For DoubleOuter Plate MarkingsSimplex sun logo, three cutouts
Inner Plate MarkingsBrevete Made in France Modele DeposeClamp Markings
Inner Clamp MarkingsSIMPLEXDesign CategoryParallelogram
Pivot Arm MarkingsSimplexPlate MaterialChrome plated steel
Clamp Style25.4mm Clamp; 28.6mm ClampCable Attachment Bolt8mm Wrench
CableStop YesClamp Bolt Type8mm Wrench;
Flat Head Scewdriver
Max Ring Difference 14T  
General Information
No model number appears on the unit, but the box has "SXA 32" handwritten on it.  The black material is Delrin (plastic).  On the underside of the Delrin part of the clamp, below the clamping bolt, there appears "X 102" in small raised letters.  This model can be seen on p.6 of the 1984 Simplex catalog.  Advertised weight 117g; actual weight on my postal scale 123g.  It was marketed as "Bronze" (inexpensive) range. Model 10500
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Simplex SX A32 (white)Simplex
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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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