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now the bad news this Blue Blur may not be finished in time.:cry: all parts I thought were here. but guy at local bike shop. said he could sell me derailleur cables. but because my frame. lacks shifter cable stops. he thinks my thumb shifter levers will not work.
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but I just looked at all 3 my Road bikes I still have working. none have the cable stop he claims I need. so what am I not getting??

he said if I get bar end shifters it might be doable. but he would have to order them for 160.00 or I can find a set IE like these.

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so now stuck on what to do? IE what to believe is the way to go. but at least 3 out off 4 builds done not to bad.
 

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now the bad news this Blue Blur may not be finished in time.:cry: all parts I thought were here. but guy at local bike shop. said he could sell me derailleur cables. but because my frame. lacks shifter cable stops. he thinks my thumb shifter levers will not work.
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but I just looked at all 3 my Road bikes I still have working. none have the cable stop he claims I need. so what am I not getting??

he said if I get bar end shifters it might be doable. but he would have to order them for 160.00 or I can find a set IE like these.

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so now stuck on what to do? IE what to believe is the way to go. but at least 3 out off 4 builds done not to bad.
You still have almost 2 months
 

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You still have almost 2 months
ya just stuck on how or what to fix the issue. I think I have the thumb shifters guy was talking about. but this close to Christmas. my bike founds/ spare cash after bills are payed. need to go to gifts for others. not stuff for me.
 

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@Slow-Rider , there are cable stops available on Amazon. Here is one option I found on a search. Be sure you have your outside tube diameter measured and order specifically for that on which ever frame tube you will mount these to. This way you could still use your shifters and brakes you already have.

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