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    Brake cable routing

    So how do you like to have you front brake cable on you bike? Fell free to explain why you have it a certain way?
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    your cable is way too long, you need to shorten it ... I always run mine on the inside of the fork
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    thats factory stock and it hydraulic brakes so i would have to bleed the system after.

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    yes you will need to bleed them after you shorten the hose ... that just looks dangerous to me
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    ok can i do it my self or take it to a shop?

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    its pretty simple to do it yourself and if you need some "how to" info click here
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    Yes I would recommend shortening it. If you haven't dealt with hydro brakes before you might want to get the LBS to do it, but ultimately it's not a bad thing to at least learn how to bleed them yourself.

    I like to run my front brake lever on the LHS so that I get a nice loop of brake hose up front (similar to what your other cables look like).

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    can you post a pick of how you do that and i will do the same thing.

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