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    Vbrakes on caad touring - possible ?

    Hi all,
    I want to purchase the cannondale caad touring frame
    which is set for canti brakes ,but I want to put Vbrakes
    instead.
    Is this possible ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronyex
    Hi all,
    I want to purchase the cannondale caad touring frame
    which is set for canti brakes ,but I want to put Vbrakes
    instead.
    Is this possible ?
    You will need to use an adapter called a travel agent to get correct cable pull, if you are not using V specific levers.

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    So I understand that there will be no problem to
    install the V-brakes on this frame.
    Is there any specific V-lever that will fit the road kind
    of handlebar ?
    Am I looking for something that doesn't exist ?
    (without using adapters)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronyex
    So I understand that there will be no problem to
    install the V-brakes on this frame.
    Is there any specific V-lever that will fit the road kind
    of handlebar ?
    Am I looking for something that doesn't exist ?
    (without using adapters)
    If the frame takes canits, it will take Vs. Dia-compe makes a V specific road bar lever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tommy2pants
    If the frame takes canits, it will take Vs. Dia-compe makes a V specific road bar lever.
    Correct......they're DiaComp 287-V levers. They're standard aero levers. As for shifters, I'm assuming you'll be using bar end shifters. Travel agents are fine if you're set up with STI/Ergo levers.

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