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Old 04-29-08, 09:12 PM   #1
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Clamp-on 8 speed DT shifters?

Do these exist? I want to put an 8 speed setup on an old ('70) Bianchi, and this would be the cheapest way to do it, but I can't find the clamp-- it would have to be a downtube clamp with the square bosses. Indexed shifters are a must.

I guess the only other option is bar ends, but I'm not the biggest fan.
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Old 04-29-08, 09:23 PM   #2
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I know Shimano has/had a clamp on mount that accepted any downtube shifters. Going to have to do some searching for it; might as well ask the LBS
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If you get 9 or 10 speed shimano, just run'em fricton.
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