sram/shimano gear cables

dempsey1 Posts: 320
edited May 2014 in Workshop
Can I use shimano gear cables with my sram force shifters? The end bung bit looks too big


  • wishitwasallflat
    wishitwasallflat Posts: 2,927
    Gear inner end stops are the same (Campag is different) but SRAM uses 1.1mm Dia cable Shim is 1.2mm I've heard you can use the 1.2m but wouldn't myself I just get the 1.1mm Jagwire ones that work great.
  • luv2ride
    luv2ride Posts: 2,367
    There's a few posts on here where people have tried to re-cable their SRAM gruppo's with 1.2mm cables and had a bad time of it. I had to re-cable my RD last weekend and used the SRAM 1.1mm gear cables (Hargroves Cycles are doing them online for £2.80 free postage) and it was no problem at all, and I'm not normally particularly proficient at such things.
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  • dempsey1
    dempsey1 Posts: 320