Simplex Super LJ
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Category:  Front Derailleurs
Name:  Simplex Super LJ
Brand:  Simplex
Primary Group:  Super LJ
Model:  Super LJ
Years:  N/A
Country:  France
Added By: JFischer on 10/21/07
Updated By: peterbman on 08/28/14
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Simplex Super LJSimplex Super LJSimplex Super LJ
# Rings Designed For DoubleOuter Plate MarkingsS in star
Inner Plate MarkingsBrevete Made In FranceClamp Markings
Inner Clamp MarkingsDesign CategoryParallelogram
Pivot Arm MarkingsSimplexPlate MaterialSteel
Clamp Style28.6mm Clamp; Braze-on TabCable Attachment Bolt8mm Wrench
CableStop NoClamp Bolt Type8mm Wrench
Max Ring Difference   
General Information
One of the late versions of the Super LJ front derailleur, with the arm on the rear and the satin finish of the cage. On the first version (early 70's), the arm was positioned on the front and the clamp axle was hollowed, so that it worked as a cable guide.
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Component VariationsView Detailed List  Manage Variations
Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 7)BrandGroup
Edco (SLJ rebadge)Edco
Gipiemme SpecialGipiemmeSpecial (Strada)
Simplex Super LJ A500 AV.326SimplexSuper LJ
Simplex Super LJ A 522SimplexSuper LJ
Simplex Super LJ (2nd version? with front control arm)SimplexSuper LJ
Simplex Super LJ (2nd version? with rear control arm)SimplexSuper LJ
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
Super LJSimplexRoad RaceView 27 Components
Details:   The best of the Simplex lines of components.  Consisted primarily of Front and Rear Derailleurs as well as Shifters.  The SLJ designation was also given to other parts occasionally such as seat posts.
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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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