Simplex (large plastic finger pads with cross-hatching)
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Category:  Shifters
Name:  Simplex (large plastic finger pads with cross-hatching)
Brand:  Simplex
Years:  1970 - 1971
Country:  France
Weight:  84 grams (Actual), without bolt
Added By: qd-s on 01/05/12
Updated By: qd-s on 10/28/23
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Shifter Type DowntubeAttachment Style Clamp-On
Shifting SystemsFrictionLever Markings
Lever MaterialSteel  
General Information
Each lever consists of two jointed symmetrical pressed steel parts (chromed) + black plastic handle.
Winged "Simplex" logo on each side of lever.
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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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