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    Cable rub on anodized frame

    I recently bought a Salsa Beargrease which has a black anodized frame. I've protected my other painted aluminum bikes from cable rub marks w carefully placed clear tape or rubber cable bumpers. I'm not sure if cable rub is even an issue on ano frame...

    Do I need to protect an anodized frame from cable rub damage?

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    Yes you should take precautions to prevent cable rub on anodized frames.

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    Yup, my '94 S-Works has an anodized frame, and it's not cable-proof. I've used protective film on it wherever the cable rubs, and it still looks great.
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    Cable rub on anodized frame

    Velcro fuzzy tape works well too.

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    Vinyl wrap is what I have used. I've used electrical tape and fuzzy velcro as well. ??
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