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Anybody else have this problem with Leader Frame(4 posts)

Anybody else have this problem with Leader Frameabicirider
Jan 6, 2003 4:49 PM
Finally got my leader frame today only problem where the cable stop bosses are suppose to be on the downtube there are none just 2 holes 1 hole on each side of the downtube. guess they forgot to braze on the bosses. Can't contact Leader untill Jan 10 they are on vacation.
Anybody else that has a leader frame experience this problem?
Oh well this is just a thrasher crit frame anyways no hurry to build it up.
if anybody has any ideals how I can work around this it would be appreciated. it is an aero downtube not round.
Thanks in advance
PS just in case anybody wondering other than above problem frame looks real nice welds aren't too bad paint is nice.

Ray Still
Mooresville, NC
are the holes screwableishmael
Jan 6, 2003 7:51 PM
maybe that's the way they were intended. The downtube on my oclv had those holes; the bosses screwed on.
re: Anybody else have this problem with Leader FrameAZMike
Jan 7, 2003 7:19 AM
I just built up a Leader 715 frame over Christmas and it sounds like it came the same as the one you got with just the holes. Mine were threaded so I just attached some Dura Ace cable adjusters that I already had. It worked perfectly. So far I've been very happy with this frame. No surprises and the build went very smooth.

Nope holes aren't threaded so this is what I didabicirider
Jan 7, 2003 10:27 AM
Nope the holes aren't threaded it is just like someone took a drill drilled 2 holes in 6061 tubing and that was it. So this is what i did I took the female end of (2) 5mm seat binder bolts ground them down to fit inside the drilled holes put the allen wrench side facing out then got a piece of threaded Rod is 10X24 thread count put one end thru the dura ace stop thru the ground binder bolt thru the whole width of the downtube out the other side thru another ground binder bolt and into the other side Dura ace stop. The head of the ground binder bolt works like a support or stop sort of speaking for the Durace stops Used bolts to toghten the rod which pulled the 2 stops togerther against the frame used srew caps to cover bolts on outside of the dura ace stops. Got it as tight as I want and it is and it is supported by the threaded rod. Think it will work the only thing the angle of the cables from the stops toward the derailleurs looks kinda of high.
Going to build it up tonight after my ride see what happens.

Thanks for the replies guys.

Ray Still
Mooresville, NC