|Help converting 6 speed DTshifters to flat bars||blm|
Mar 5, 2002 7:31 AM
This fifth bike doesnt get much use so i figure why not build myself a flatbar commuter. It is a yard sale find so i dont want to invest much in it. I already have the 6 speed indexed thumb shifters. The problem is that once i remove the downtube shifters i'm left with 2 holes and no cable stops.
So is this easy to find and how much would it cost?
|Should be an easy find.||Spoke Wrench|
Mar 5, 2002 7:43 AM
|Regular retail price for the down tube cable stops is about $12.00. Shimano, however, includes a set with every pair of STI levers so most LBS should have a set or two in with the spare parts.|
|If nowhere else, try Rivendell||cory|
Mar 5, 2002 8:34 AM
|Spoke's right--they used to be hard to find, but since STI came in, everybody's got them. If for some reason you can't find a pair, you can get them from Rivendell, www.rivendellbicycles.com. They charge too much ($17, I think), but they always have 'em|
Mar 6, 2002 11:07 AM