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    Head Tube protection

    Having recently converted a frame from
    Friction shifting to Ergo I've noticed that the
    cables rub the sides of the headtube. Newer
    frames have cable stops which hold the cable
    off the headtube. So, does anyone have an idea
    about protecting finish on headtube?

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    Clear tape on the HT.

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    Originally posted by pokey
    Clear tape on the HT.
    Doh! that was too easy. . .

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    Clear tape on the HT.
    3M makes some good clear tape for this. It is very thick so the cables will not rub thrugh. It is sold in sheets 1'x1', check out your local hardwear store.

    Slainte

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    Lizard Skins also makes stick-on patches to protect the head tube from cables, but the clear tape idea is cheaper.

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