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    Dropper Post Cable Routing

    I'm experimenting with my first frame with a dropper post with internal routing for myself. Does anybody have a clever idea for the cable inlet on the DT that won't be an easy path for water to travel along the housing into the frame?

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    Di2 grommets?

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    Too small. You have to enlarge the hole just to fit 3x1mm dyno wiring.

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    I don't have any recommendations for off the shelf... but if you need some custom shaped rubber stuff, I know how to do that way better than building bikes so far. Lemme know if you (probably don't) need some heavy-handed solution.
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    Depends on what dropper post you plan on running .
    Thomson has a cable actuated dropper so the frame opening can be pretty small for 4-5mm housing to fit through .
    Rock shok Reverb has a hydraulic fitting at the end so you need a 7.5mm opening in the frame just to fit the grommet through .

    I just re-inforce the hold with a 1mm thick cap then drill both he cap and seat tube at the same time to the desired OD needed for whatever dropper you plan on using .
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    Gonna give these a try.

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    Those look to be nice and tidy Clockwork. I may have to find those. My plan was to use some of the stock grommets from Transition, but they are a bit larger.

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    Cinelli thing seems to work but time will tell.

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