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Cable routing may look funny, but will operate just fine. The way the brake housing exits the brifter kind of directs it one way along the bar, normally. With a base bar you may not be able to keep it under the bar wrap, and instead have it hang out in space like the shift housing(it will still work fine, but may not meet your aesthetic requirements). I've seen Nokon or similiar metal-link housing used to try to route the housing with tighter curves.