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    How to route rear brake cable on track frame (Trek T1)

    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?

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    Clear packing tape works well also, If you just wan't a temporary install try electric cable ties.

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    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

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    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

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    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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