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Old 01-11-04, 07:07 AM   #1
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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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Old 01-11-04, 08:05 AM   #2
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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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Old 01-11-04, 09:49 AM   #4
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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)
If the frame takes canits, it will take Vs. Dia-compe makes a V specific road bar lever.
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Old 01-11-04, 11:24 AM   #5
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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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