Ask a Mechanic: Installing Internally Routed Cables

Welcome to our Ask a Mechanic column where our expert mechanic Daniel Slusser answers your bike maintenance questions. If you have a question for Daniel, please post it on our Facebook Wall or e-mail Daniel directly at 

The struggle of installing internally routed cables on your bike can be minimized with the right tools and a little bit of know how. Get the inside scoop on how to make your own tools to install internally routed cables like a pro for free in this instructional video.

Daniel Slusser is a professional bicycle mechanic with over a decade of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from HSU and a master’s degree in history from Cal Poly. When he is not riding, wrenching, or writing he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.