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Old 05-17-15, 02:47 PM
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Fitting Gore seal tube in Roubaix BB

I'm considering installing Gore sealed cables on My 2014 Roubaix but the internal cable route in the BB appears to be too narrow for this. It appears that there currently is no plastic guide or tube that the cable runs through. Can or should this be drilled out to accommodate? If so, should I take to LBS? I'm handy...but not a certified bike mechanic.
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I would be very hesitant of drilling carbon fiber. I am also surprised that the cable path is too constricted to allow a cable liner sheath to pass through.

Are you having cable friction issues that make you think about Gore cables? No real reason to use them but for less friction. Andy.
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Maybe use parts that fit?
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No problems to speak of. I'm upgrading from Apex group to all Red. Got a deal on some cables and thought I'd use them. Can they be used without the sheath or should I just stick with the cables that come with the Red shifters? Thanks.
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