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Old 03-26-10, 11:36 AM
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Downtube cable guide?

My Club Fuji has derailleur cables that route under the BB shell....bare around the BB shell. To me that doesn't seem like an ideal system for a variety of reasons.

What kind of clamp-on downtube guide would I need? The FD pulls from the bottom, the DS chain stay has a braze on for the housing loop, see below (icky pic, sorry). Or, can I even use one for the RD given the location of that braze-on?

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Keith, I've never had an issue on my Club with the cable routed that way, in fact, quite a few of mine are like that. A friend of mine uses little pieces of cable housing to run the shifter cable thu, the tension holds it place under the BB and that seems to work fine as well.

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Keith, I've never had an issue on my Club with the cable routed that way, in fact, quite a few of mine are like that. A friend of mine uses little pieces of cable housing to run the shifter cable thu, the tension holds it place under the BB and that seems to work fine as well. Scott
Thanks, that's a good thought. Of course, I'd have to use a dab of hot glue to ensure they'd stay in place. Anal about stuff as I am.

I took another guess to our e-mail exchange...I think I'm right this time.
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Find a little plastic routing piece?



Wonder what the plan was for resisting rust when cable rub finally eats away at the paint?
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