Originally Posted by RCinAL
What is a V-framed bike? Is mine a V-frame? It has round tubing.
A "V-frame" bike is one where the seat tube and the front down tube are welded to the pedal tube. Your's is not a V-frame because your seat tube is welded to an extension tube further back than the pedal tube.
Also, since it appears you may have a bit of cash to spend, you should look into a Sick Bike Parts shift kit to make use of that 3 speed Nexus hub.
Link to Sick Bike Parts