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    computer install pics

    I just got my new gary fisher piranha the other day and I had the shop install a cateye enduro 8 computer. Im not real happy with there install of it and was going to reroute the wire myself but not sure what to do with all of the excess. Can anyone take a picture of ther install. I will try to post some pics of mine later tonight to get some opinions on the way my shop did it.

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    I have an Enduro 8 as well. I'll see if I can get some pics of how I mounted it.

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    I need to work on the mounting a little...
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    thanks gearhead I would appreciate the pics.

    net wurker I think you had the same shop install yours.

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    I just coiled the extra wire from my computer around the nearest brake cable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker
    I need to work on the mounting a little...
    Fantastic!

    When I had a wired, I bundled the slack with a brake line via a cable tie. Do it tight and you'll never notice it again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker
    I need to work on the mounting a little...
    Awesome! Be careful when riding with one hand.

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    here's a pic

    Wrapped the computer cable around the front brake line, behind the arch, and zip-tied it to the left fork leg.
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    thanks for the pic. I guess I hadnt really thought about why mine looked bad but your pick made the problem with mine look very obvious. The installer followed the brake hose but then wire tied to the other side of the fork from the rotor so the sensor was on the other side (not on the rotor side). so now I have a cable wire tied to each leg of the forks. I will be moving it to the rotor side like yours tonight.

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    Here's another picture for you. I have the sensor on the rider's right side of the fork, the cable runs up along the fork leg secured with zip ties, then is wrapped tightly around the yoke and brake cable.


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    Glad it helped. When that bike was built, I had the shop install the computer as well, and when I picked the bike up the computer wire was dangling off into space and ready to be torn off by the first branch to get in its way.

    They did a great job with everything but this one little detail...

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    Quote Originally Posted by emtnate
    Here's another picture for you. I have the sensor on the rider's right side of the fork, the cable runs up along the fork leg secured with zip ties, then is wrapped tightly around the yoke and brake cable.


    Going left to right in the picture, I see a light, computer, and bike bell?? I'm guessing it is the battery for the light, but it sure looks like the little bell that you put on a little girls bike.
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    It's a bike bell, yes like the one you might put on a little girl's bike. The battery pack for the light, is strapped to the top tube, you can just make it out below the light.

    This is a commuter / light tourer / long slow road ride bike. It's steel, heavy with the rack, fenders, and other accessories, but still a fun ride. The bell in question is courtesy of New Beligum Brewery and is very useful on the bike paths in town.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emtnate
    It's a bike bell, yes like the one you might put on a little girl's bike. The battery pack for the light, is strapped to the top tube, you can just make it out below the light.

    This is a commuter / light tourer / long slow road ride bike. It's steel, heavy with the rack, fenders, and other accessories, but still a fun ride. The bell in question is courtesy of New Beligum Brewery and is very useful on the bike paths in town.
    LOL...I've been walking down some of the multiuse paved paths around the beaches here in CA and have had old ladies out for a ride go off on the "Bring, Bring" as they approach. It's a big ole path, but they get so crazy over it.
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    Get a wireless computer, much easier to install and to switch between bikes. Plus you will have a "cleaner" look of the bike

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