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Purchased to replace crusty front and rear derailleur operating cables as part of work to freshen up an old 90's 21 gear mountain bike - this did the job for me. Two cable inners plus two cable ends. Looks like it has enough cable outer (210cm) and associated ferroules (8 cable casing ends ) to do pretty much any standard bike. The cable casing (4mm - looked a bit smaller than the original but but fitted fine) is prelubed on the inside with low friction coatings, so not supposed require additional greasing. The cable inner is stainless steel so the exposed lengths shouldn't rust (unlike my admittedly very old originals). Cable inners are about 180cm and 210cm. make sure your wire cutters are decent quality and up to the job, you'll also need a cable crimper (often come as part of a wire cutter) spanners/hex/torx of the right sizes for your bike fittings. There are no instructions, but this job should be easy enough to do, there are plenty of good videos online for guidance, but essentially, you'll need to remove the existing casings and use as a template for cutting the replacement lengths from the new casing. Less than 20 mins work if you know what you're doing, have a good work area and the right tools. For crusty fittings, it's worth a few sprays of WD40 or similar the night before to avoid painful removal struggles.
All good. I needed to raise the handlebars using a fork expender so had to increase the length of the gear cables on my mountain bike. It took a couple of hours to completely change the outer housing and inner cables for front and back gears and set everything up again. The gear shifting is like new again and totally smooth and accurate. This kit contains everything you need for the job except tools - I used good quality wire cutters, allen keys, screw drivers, pliers and an adjustable wrench and don't forget some tight fitting tube for the actual cable if the cables run inside the frame, as it makes swapping everything over a breeze - see YouTube for the technique.
Perfect fits, easy to use and probably the best choice if you need new gear wires.i was a novice and had only ever fixed my chain before but fixing gears is so much easier. They fit any length of wire, there are 2 inside and have the wire cover as well, easy to slide the wire in and has all the fittings. best kit to use
I have a bike that I keep outside and the old cable housings had completely rusted away near the ends so I got these to replace them all. These seem fine and fair value. As with any cable housings you will need appropriately strong cutters - the snips on the inside of regular pliers are not capable of cutting them cleanly.
Still the best. I run a mountain bike that still uses XT 9-speed shifetrs, so this is a fine quality set for me to keep in stock. Two cable runs and outers - enough for trimming and still have some to spare. I believe they work on 10 and 11 speed too.