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Redline cabling questions . . .(4 posts)

Redline cabling questions . . .Look381i
Dec 18, 2002 3:38 AM
I am a little stuck at two cabling points. I'm running a Campy Centaur 10 drivetrain. After installing the BB and headset, crankset, front der, stem, bars, two sets of levers, etc., I am starting the cabling. The rear der cable and brake seem to go top tube.

Questions: (1) The front der seems to go down tube on right side (no left stop). But the standard BB guide assumes regular routing. Do I need a special BB guide? If not do I just cross over to the normal fr. dr. slots on the guide?

(2) I have Paul top bar brake levers. The instructions are unclear about set up. I know where to put them on the bars, but how do I run brake cables to, through and from them?

Thanks in advance for your help.
re: Redline cabling questions . . .Manicmtbr
Dec 18, 2002 6:21 AM
I just crossed over to the fr der position. There are no problems with front shifting.

When adjusting the rear der, you never turn the barrel on the right side though! Force of habit makes me do that every time I make an adjustment.

No clue on the levers!

Enjoy your new bike!
re: Redline cabling questions . . .atpjunkie
Dec 18, 2002 7:30 PM
run cables as you would w/out top levers. Top levers just interupt the cable (actually cable housing). measure carefully as the snugger everything fits the better they work. brake cable and housing runs from standard lever to ferrule, hole or opening (brand specific) of top mount. Housing ends at this point while cable goes through to other side. resume housing in cap on other side and continue on to brakes. There are going to be some who can explain this better. You can download instructions from cyclocrossworld.com
Thanks. Got it built today. . .Look381i
Dec 19, 2002 3:18 PM
The steering is very quick. Different balance point out of saddle (shorter tt and stem than road bike, by total of 2cm, higher bars). Weight: a hair over 20 with fat tires, heavy pedals.