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Hi Folks,

I've decided I want a dropper post, something like the Fox Transfer 150mm, and would prefer to route the cable internally.

I've never done this kind of thing before, so figured I'd ask the collective wisdom for the best way to route the cable.

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Toby.
 

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OK, so you go down the underside of the downtube, then upwards into the port on the lower left of the seat tube? Like in the photo...

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Or would you turn it back upwards between the chain stays?

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OK, so you go down the underside of the downtube, then upwards into the port on the lower left of the seat tube? Like in the photo...

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Or would you turn it back upwards between the chain stays?

Thanks,
Toby.
As with routing ANY cable, use smoother, wider bends. Tight bends add friction and mess up functionality. As mentioned before, the bend goes ABOVE the BB.
 

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Roger that.

What's the usual method for attaching an extra cable? Zip tie it to the existing cables where possible? Wrapping a zip tie around the entire tube has gotta look unsightly, and endanger the paint.

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The guides have a slot for a zip tie to pass through. You'll likely need to cut off the existing zip tie and place a new one that secures all the cables at that guide. If you have little plastic "C" shaped clips, remove those carefully and toss them in the garbage. Replace with a zip tie!
 
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