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is it possible to make a braze-on front derailleur work...(5 posts)

is it possible to make a braze-on front derailleur work...Djudd
Oct 28, 2002 5:01 PM
as a clamp-on I am thinking of specifically Suntour Superbe Pro braze-on on my B'stone which now has a clamp-on GPX (I want to upgrade after she gets a new paint job this winter). Can I make this work?

thanks
re: is it possible to make a braze-on front derailleur work...desmo
Oct 28, 2002 5:47 PM
yes, there are generic adaptors available. check your LBS' accessories catalog. the ones I've seen are a little "bulky" looking though. if you want a real sano look I'd try to find a clamp-on Superbe.
I keep getting crushed on eBay on these...Djudd
Oct 28, 2002 6:32 PM
just got sniped on Sunday night on a clamp-on. The braze-on is a worst case scenario.
if you can live with a Sprintdesmo
Oct 28, 2002 7:58 PM
Renaissance has NOS ones for $25. I'm helping a friend with a bike store ebay list all the old "junk" that's piled up over the years. I'll keep an eye out for a Superbe clamp-on. Might be one around, I found a nice Blaze front claiper for my fixie.
thanks...if I don't find it by the time the bike is finished..Djudd
Oct 28, 2002 8:06 PM
I will likely have to go with something else until I find it... if it is choice between riding with a Blaze or not riding the bike,waiting for S.P the choice is obvious