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Shimano 105 Front Derailleur Question

Old 06-18-11, 12:08 PM
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Shimano 105 Front Derailleur Question

Hey all,

I am in the process of doing my first bicycle build up. I'm trying to install a Shimano 105 Front Derailleur on my Kona Sutra '06 frame, and I can't find the right place to mount it correctly. According to the specs for this frame model and year, this is the correct front derailleur to install. There is a brazed on vertical rectangular piece in the spot that it seems like it should go. What should I do?

Can anyone help me on this next step?

Thanks.

Yiannis
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Old 06-18-11, 01:03 PM
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You need a braze on front derailleur, rather than clamp on.

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Gotcha! Thanks buddy, big help!
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