Changing from downtube shifters to STI

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herzog
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Changing from downtube shifters to STI

Postby herzog » 18 Nov 2010, 12:33pm

I'm putting some STI shifters on a frame which previously had braze on downtube friction shifters. Once I take the friction shifters off, there's no housing for the new STI cable on the downtube. Is there a product available which would screw into the existing braze on fitting, allowing the new cables to be housed. Or do I have to knock something up in the garage?

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Re: Changing from downtube shifters to STI

Postby gaz » 18 Nov 2010, 12:41pm

Adapters for Braze-ons from SJS. May be worth shopping around or even a Wanted ad.
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Re: Changing from downtube shifters to STI

Postby herzog » 18 Nov 2010, 12:50pm

Perfect, thanks Gaz!

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Re: Changing from downtube shifters to STI

Postby 531colin » 18 Nov 2010, 8:46pm

Dont those come with the STI shifters? I may have some knocking about.

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Re: Changing from downtube shifters to STI

Postby herzog » 19 Nov 2010, 12:31pm

The STI shifters came second hand via a friend, so no braze on cable stops. I've ordered some from SJS and I'm looking forward to trying them out :D