Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area - How to route rear brake cable on track frame (Trek T1)
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I want to install a rear brake on my Trek T1 frame, but I don't know how to route the cable since there is no provision for a rear brake cable. One thought is using electric tape and running the cable with housing the whole way across the top tube.
Anyone have ideas on how to best install a rear brake cable on a track frame without frame routing?
10-04-07, 10:54 PM
Clear packing tape works well also, If you just wan't a temporary install try electric cable ties.
10-04-07, 11:41 PM
zip ties are designed to hold cables...
the fixed gear/single speed forum is a better place for the question, as this is supposed to be for actually riding on the velodrome
10-05-07, 12:13 PM
get a longish zip tie and loop it around the cable in a "alpha" shape then around the frame and pull tight. one at the front, one at the back
10-05-07, 04:37 PM
You could use cable clamps like they used on road bikes up until the 70's. They are not common items today but they often appear on ebay.
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