Gipiemme Special
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Category:  Rear Derailleurs
Name:  Gipiemme Special
Brand:  Gipiemme
Primary Group:  Special (Strada)
Model:  
Years:  Late 1970's - Mid 1980's
Country:  Italy
Weight:  219 grams
Added By: nprenet on 01/07/08
Updated By: Ideale_#80 on 12/19/16
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Outer Plate MarkingsGipiemmeInner Plate MarkingsGipiemme - Licence Simplex
MaterialAluminum AlloyDesign CategoryInline parallelogram
Attachment Bolt Size5mm Allen KeyCable Attachment Bolt Size5mm Allen Key
Shifting SystemsFrictionCable AdjusterNo
Cage LengthShortMax Cog Size
Max Chain Wrap  
General Information
Gipiemme branded version of the Simplex Super LJ 5500 CP rear derailleur.
Quality:Rarity:
 
 
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Component VariationsView Detailed List  Manage Variations
Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 3)BrandGroup
Simplex SLJ5500 (version 1)SimplexSuper LJ
Simplex SLJ5500 GT (version 2)SimplexSuper LJ
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
Special (Strada)GipiemmeRoad RaceView 15 Components
Brand Information(click to expand)

Gipiemme produced components to rival Campagnolo - and were usually cheaper. Gipiemme offers a near complete line of equipment for the discriminating cyclist. The company has been able to do this by incorporating Simplex derailleurs and Modolo brakes into the line.

Simplex licenced Gipiemme to market the Super LJ front and rear derailleurs under the Gipiemme name. Modolo also licenced Gipiemme to market their brakes under the Gipiemme label.

 
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