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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:15 pm 
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Nightmare .The fray when cut.{park cutter}Coating comes off during use and clogs outer cables up. :evil: Any one else had problems? :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:17 pm 
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used them once years ago, never touched them since, utter rubbish.

i stick to good quality cables right through on everything now, good cables make a huge difference to the performance of a bike and are quite often overlooked.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:51 pm 
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I've got those Jagwire cables and they're stupid, as the rear outer is a smaller diameter than the front outer. I don't know if they are teflon but the rear seems to be unravelling inside the outer about 6" from the brake hood.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:05 pm 
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Go for quality stainless steel. We tried teflon on the tandem and the long runs caused problems.Stainless seems to slip through the outers a great deal easier.Also compressionless outer helps put the power where its needed.Chain reaction used to do Goodridge but have now stopped.Just bought something very similar on e bay.Use frame protectors though as its very stiff .It will either have braided or linear wiring similar to gear outer
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:08 pm 
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Interesting, can you post a link to the ebay seller?


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:16 pm 
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I used to use the bitd and they had a thick yellow coating. They worked really well but i can't remember who made them. Found an offcut this year in an old toolbox with some old canti's I had forgotten


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:07 am 
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Re non compress cable outer
George hall cycle centre
e bay no 390640606234
Tel +44(0) 1858 465507

This was in white but he may have other colours

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:29 am 
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Excellent, white is what I'm after.
Thanks


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:17 pm 
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Dont forget the frame patches
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