cleanest way to run brakelines
Ive got a raleigh rush hour. Im running a rear brake line down the frame with plastic pull ties right now to keep it snug.
Anyone know of a cleaner way to run a line down the frame?
so far ideas ive came up with:
drilling a whole in each side of the frame and running the line threw (yikes)
small clips with double sided tape (dont know if these exist)
You can get zipties that have a cable guide built in to it to make it look abit prettier.
Loose Screws has a whole bunch of cable guides, they have plastic ones, metal ones, and even Campy ones if your feeling fancy.
Hydraulic or cable?
What kind of fittings does your bike have? It sounds to me like you may heve retro-fitted a rear disc brake to a V-brake bike.
Some 70's-era frames came without braze-on cable guides and had clamp on ones instead. +1 to loose screws for finding these. The less housing you use, the less friction.
Of course, now I look at campyguy's link and realize he's beaten me to it.