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Direct mount front mech
Just to get my thinking straight - a direct mount front mech attaches straight onto the frame (clue is in the name - right)?  Is a front mech with a more standard attachment band e.g. this incompatible with this type of fitting or can the band be removed?
my road bike is direct mount the frame has a small tab which the derailleur bolts directly to. Here's a couple of pics of mtb version A clamp on mech will not fit.



Often referred to as a "braze on" mech.
Oldy worldy reference, but still used.
Thanks chaps.  Very much as i thought but that has cleared it up nicely.

Treehugger - could you bring that spare clamp mount front mech to Blean next week please?  Thanks matey

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