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Stopping Cable Rattle on Your Bike…

For bikes where the cables knock together when you roll over bumps, there is a very simple way to stop the noise, rather than learn to live with it.

Cables don’t rattle – look at the little cable keeper just in front of the stem

Cables rattle….

I have one on my Venge, too:


Now, there exists a contingent of purists out there who will cringe at the sight of that little, plastic piece of brilliance.  Their bikes rattle when they ride. And they’re proud of it, because old-school!

I, on the other hand, like a quiet bike.  A sweet, sexy, quiet bike.

Keep your cables right and all you’ll have to listen to is the wind whipping by your ears and the sweet “swish, swish, swish” of the tires on the asphalt as you cruise into the sunset…  If you rode that close to dark, which you don’t do because…. well, let’s not open that can of worms, eh?