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Old 06-09-06, 06:55 PM   #1
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Down tube Shifter Compatibility w/Frame Question

I have a 2006 Lemond Poprad and want to put a downtube shifter on it for the front derailuer. How can I tell if the frame is compatible with down tube shifters?

My goal is to replace my left shifter so I can use a dia comp brake lever and a V-brake on the front wheel. I prefer not to try a travel agent. I prefer the look of a downtube shifter over bar ends.

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Old 06-09-06, 09:59 PM   #2
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From this image:

It appears the Lemond Propad has downtube bosses brazed onto the frame. Just remove the cable stop and barrell adjuster to install a downtube shifter.
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