Orange 71 - The cable idea makes perfect sense, thanks for the picture though! A old road brake cable with the pear end would be very neat.
MaxP - Very nice work. I can see my winter evenings will be full now! (goes off to find the screw fix catalogue and works out how to get power in his shed
PS, that cannot be the original finish on your Clockwork can it?? Looks really nice!
Somerset, like 'Heartbeat' with newer cars!
Retro MTB: 1992 Cannondale 3.0 Deore XT M730. 1992 Marin Pine Mountain Deore DX M650.
Retro road: 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Telekom Shimano 600 STI. 1993 Dyna Tech Ti.
Modern: 2006 Wilier scandium Ultegra 6600. 2014 Wilier GTR Ultegra 6800.