Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set

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Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set
The Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set is a top quality housing and stainless steel inner cable, this compressionless brake housing is specifically designed for disc brakes. Longitudinal steel strands reinforced with Kevlar. This set includes 2 lengths of housing 1400mm long, and 2 Stainless MTB inner cables 1560mm long, end caps and ferrules.
  • Includes cable, housing, end caps and ferrules
  • Kevlar-reinforced, compressionless housing drastically reduces friction
  • Stainless steel cable
Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set
  • WEIGHT 154g uncut
  • MATERIAL Stainless cables
  • COMPATIBILITY Mechanical disc brake systems
  • Rating 4.5

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Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set
 
4.5

(based on 16 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (8)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Versatile (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Mountain bikes (12)
  • Road bikes (5)
  • BMX bikes (4)
  • City bikes (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (12), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

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5.0

Great house branded cables

By Fred

from Central Ohio

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Not Long Enough For Some

Best Uses

  • BMX Bikes
  • City Bikes
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Recumbent
  • Road Bikes

Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

These are Jagwire compressionless housings with cables and ends. I've used them for disc brakes, caliper brakes and V-brakes. Good solid feel, never mushy.

The only con is they are not long enough for continuous runs on tandems and some recumbents.

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4.0

exactly what you want it to be.

By paul

from Austin, TX

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Bikes

    Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

    Recabled my Avid BB7 mtb disc brakes, this replacement set is exactly what a diy bike wrench needs. Housing, ferrules, and cable ends all good quality. Got my work horse Avids gripping like new for a fraction of taking it to a shop. I've done this bit of maintenance before, its worth learning and this set makes it easy.

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    4.0

    Just buy it. You won't be disappointed.

    By sasha

    from sacramento, ca

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Bikes

      Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

      Good value. Over the years I've found that Nashbar 'house brand' stuff is surprisingly good. This is no exception.

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      • No

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      1.0

      some parts missing

      By None

      from Ft Myers, FL

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

      cable may be good & the housing may be good but there were no housing caps included. (should have been two included) I'm sure they would sell me a box of a hundred, but then what will I do with the other 99 ?

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      4.0

      Needed the housing, dumped the cables.

      By Jim the Runner

      from Portland

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Bikes

        Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

        I needed the housing for my road bike. Great value. If you have a road bike with disc and want compressionless, you can get this kit and a cable set, and still save money vs buying a dedicated compressionless kit elsewhere.

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        4.0

        may not fit your road levers

        By BTDT

        from cincy Oh.

        About Me Avid Cyclist

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Bikes

            Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

            quality cable set, but not for road type levers (cross bikes, tandems, etc.)
            may fit some, did not fit my shimano 105 levers.

            description needs to call out the cable end type.
            (barrel type, not mushroom type)

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            5.0

            BEST CYCLING DEAL

            By 409

            from santa ana ca

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Pros

            • Compressionless

            Cons

            • Not Always Available

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Bikes

            Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

            Its Jagwire; need I say more? Plus, there's enough housing for two bikes (for me).

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            • No

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            5.0

            Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and

            By Phoenix Triker

            from Phoenix Arizona

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

                I have been purchasing bike parts and clothing from Nashbar for over 20 years, never had a problem. Looking to do more business with Nashbar in the coming years.

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                5.0

                Quality and versatile package

                By Tyler Clydesdale

                from Flint, TX

                About Me Avid Cyclist

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy to Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Mountain Bikes
                  • Road Bikes

                  Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

                  I've purchased several sets of these over the last couple of years and have used them on MTB and road bike applications without issue. High quality and robust construction make these desirable cable sets. I've replaced the stock cable sets on MTB rim and disc brake units and found the installation easy and the adjustment smooth. I'm not sure why an earlier reviewer stated these won't work on road bike brakes unless there was a problem with a specific bike.

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                  5.0

                  Get these

                  By Chris

                  from Florida

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                  Comments about Nashbar Mechanical Disc Brake Cable and Housing Set:

                  Name brand at unbeatable price.

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