More flexible brake cables

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Boshk
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by Boshk

I am looking for brake cables, more specifically the outer casing which are more flexible?
The outer casing has to go through the top tube....

Got myself a rim brake F12 and was trying out mechanical. The shifting part seems ok, the in-frame barrel adjuster works surprisingly well but the campy brake cable got a beating from the plastic aero stem adapter.
Photos and build to come later.

I was using Campagnolo Ultra Shift and Brake cables, not the Maximum Smoothness 12 speed version.

Any suggestiong?
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NiFTY
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by NiFTY

Any of the segmented brake outers (other than aican). I have used ilink, jagwire elite link and powercordz swift with success ( and continue to)
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