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What to do with the wires???(4 posts)

What to do with the wires???B2
Oct 3, 2002 7:01 PM
I've got a Campy ErgoBrain installed on my bike and there is more wire provided than necessary. My dilemma is what to do with all the slack wire?? I currently have it all bundled neatly under and zip-tied to the stem. There's got to be a better way! Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Bryan
re: What to do with the wires???Akirasho
Oct 3, 2002 11:08 PM
... if it's the lead from the sensor, you can neatly coil it (helix style) round your front brake cable housing (as it leads down your fork)... this is pretty standard fare.

We abide.

Remain In Light.

Be the bike.
re: What to do with the wires???pmf1
Oct 4, 2002 6:44 AM
When mounting a cyclo computer, I always tape the wire to the fork in 2-3 places using clear frame saver tape from Colorado Cyclist. Before doing this, you need to remove the slack cable. So wrap it tightly and neatly around the brake cable numerous times until its just the right length.

To get an idea, look carefully at the front brake cable on this picture:

http://www.first-contact.demon.co.uk/cycling3/hampsten1.html
Thanks for the RepliesB2
Oct 4, 2002 3:04 PM
I kinda spaced out on this one. That's exactly the way I've handled the excess wire in the past. With the cadence sensor added to the mix, it threw me off (that's my story and stickin' with it).

Bryan