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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:59 pm 
Social Secretary
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Gear & Brake

Curious because they're not cheap at CRC or Wiggle..

seen some on the bay that look ok'ish but thought someone might know of a decent alternative..

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:23 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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I buy my inner wires as and when I need them from LBS. I have rolls of Shimano gear and brake outer (black and now pimpy white too) in the garage!


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:28 pm 
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mmm, i reckon pimpy white might suit my merlin no end.


wanna sell some?

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:30 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Wu-Tangled wrote:
wanna sell some? :wink:


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everything has a price!


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:35 pm 
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get mine off e bay , theres a guy that sells it by the metre , and its the old size , which means i dont have to fit those f*****g horrible black plastic ends , which i hate with a passion


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:36 pm 
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From my LBS. Its no name brand. Does the job. :)


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 7:43 pm 
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I buy the shimano kits, Deore. I would prefer to get the outers on a reel like you used to be able to. Anyone know where I can get this stuff, not being a bike shop! :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:34 pm 
98+ BoTM | BoTM | Gold | Rider
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XTR/Dura Ace ones from Ebay.. Seller called rockyrocket99..

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Expensive I guess but nice and silver/grey 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:43 pm 
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You cant buy them on a reel anymore? Not much point me going and buying some fancy cable cutters in that case... :(


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:48 pm 
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there's an art to getting nice cables :D

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