This, by now traditional, report on the Paris Salon of 1932, refers to Cyclo and Chemineau as the old established derailleur brands. The new kids on the block in this time were:
It’s even possible that the 1932 Paris Salon was the first time that products from Chemineau, Cyclo, Huret, Simplex and Super Champion were all seen together. These five brands dominate the long and illustrious history of the French derailleur industry.
(Source gallica.bnf.fr/ Bibliothèque nationale de France)
- Publisher: T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle
- Country: France
- Date: December 1932
- Derailleur brands: Chemineau, Cyclo, de Vivie, Huret, Peugeot, Simplex, Super Champion, Centrix
- Derailleurs: Le Chemineau, Le Cyclo, Huret, Le Simplex, Super Champion, Centrix Route