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    Manitou Tower Pro cable routing

    Using the standard cable guide on the Tower Pro I was getting cable rub on the fork, arch or head tube depending on how the hose was run. Finally I got some of those stick on zip tie guides and installed one on the front of the fork and this allows the hose to be run inside the fork leg. No frame or fork rub! Pics are of the rear mount and peel and stick on the front lower.


    I'll see how the stick on holds up over time. The main issue was the rear arch and rubbing in that area. Any other options on routing - post em up.

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    Hard to see here, but I ran it in front of and zip tied it to the arch. The zip tie probably isn't necessary but I wanted to make sure it wouldn't move forward onto the stanchion. I need to put a piece of something there on the crown to keep it from rubbing though.

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    That arch rub was one of the issues I had using the regular guide. Rub was so bad that even 1 good ride went thru the paint. Fortunately I caught it before it was too bad.

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    This is how I route my cables with my Manitou forks. No rub what so ever.

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    I attach the hose to the back of the arch with a double loop cable tie. The hose rotates with the fork and has no contact with any part of the fork or frame.
    The trouble with having an open mind is that people will insist on trying to put things in it.

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    Manitou Tower Pro cable routing

    Quote Originally Posted by Ronnie View Post
    This is how I route my cables with my Manitou forks. No rub what so ever.

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    I attach the hose to the back of the arch with a double loop cable tie. The hose rotates with the fork and has no contact with any part of the fork or frame.
    Same for me. No issues.

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    Don't have a good picture handy but I run mine on the back side as well.

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