Ideas for hiding wires

Ant27

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I'm not usually bothered by things that aren't perfect. I don't have to have every little thing in the right spot. The jungle of wires I have on the front of my handlebars have got to be a little tidy however. I have zipties and such, and I will use them, but I want to hear if anyone has some...creative ideas for my problem. Thanks!
 

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Mountainman

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not a whole lot that you can do with those cables motorBikeANT

but - I did notice - at least one cable looks to be too long

cables when shortened (at most times) look better

also - if done correctly - where cables run together
at times a little black tape

caution - if cables are too short
may cause variances when turning handle bars

at auto parts stores -- they carry plastic tubing
used to run wires through ???

ride that thing Mountainman
 
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In this pic, partially hidden by the date, you can see the clips I use. I got them at Ace. These clips fit 7/8" bars and are available with one round "bulge" to fit one cable, or a longer "bulge" that fits 2 or 3.
 

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andante94

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Can you say "split loom"?

Those cables are waaayyy to long. They need to be professionally trimmed to the correct length and zip tied to the top tube/down tube. Be careful of attaching them to the handlebars as the cables need to have some amount of free play/movement.

Hope this helps.

andante94
 

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true -- but -- maybe not the time ???

Those cables are waaayyy to long. They need to be professionally trimmed to the correct length and zip tied to the top tube/down tube. Be careful of attaching them to the handlebars as the cables need to have some amount of free play/movement.

andante94

this is straight out -- the truth
but -- we may have a slight problem here ???
our MBing brother ANT
just recently got up and running
not real sure if he is up to -- some professional trimming ???
and we know -- if taken to a shop -- expensive...

what do you think MB-ANT
you want to play with those cables ????

ride that thing ANT ------------- MM
 
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