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    Routing cables on new SB66 frame

    Hello all,

    Just got a new SB66 frame, and am confused on how should I proceed with the internal cable routing. How do you do that??

    Thanks for your comments!!

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    Not sure what you are confused about? You need a full length housing from the Rear D to the front shifter. My frame came with a tube that I taped to the housing and pulled it through.

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    Thanks for your reply. That's exactly what I meant. It seems I didn't get that tube with my frame. Any ideas where I can get it?

    Thanks again for your reply!!

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    The tube is just to make it easier to pull the housing through the frame. If you do not have a tube you are going to have to fish the housing through on your own.

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    When running new cables on my SB95 last winter I found it easier if I (over) approximated the housing size, then fed the wire through it and used the wire to fish through the other end of the chainstay.

    Then get a final size on the housing, marking it, pull the wire out at the lever, and cut the housing w/o removing it from the frame.

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    Did you get this sorted out?

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    Not yet --- to be honest, haven't tried again. But I'm open to suggestions.

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    I used a strip of thin card (5-10cm in length) and at a guess 5mm wide. Shape into a semicircle along its length.. feed it in a couple of cm on your exit point down at an angle until it touches the inside of the frame. This forms a large cupped receiver for the cable stopping the cable from passing the exit hole downwards. Feed in your cable and it should make it significantly easier and a less frustrating process.

    I tried fishing initially for about 5 minutes but had no luck, so had a think then cut some card... and got it first time.

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    I fished an old shift cable through. Pushed the housing over it and through the frame then removed the old cable and installed my final cable from the shifter back. That seemed to be the easiest for me.

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