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Campagnolo cable set

father_jackfather_jack Posts: 3,509
edited February 2012 in Workshop
Picked up a set of campagnolo ultrashift/powershift cableset, bit confused which ones are which

2 x each one roughly 2' long, ends have visible wire ends (outer wires run length ways)
1 x each one roughly 2' long, end have visible wire ends (outer wires run length ways)
1 x loop of cable (outer wires rung in a spiral) about 2.5' long
1 x loop of cable (outer wires rung in a spiral) about 1.5' long
Say... That's a nice bike..
Trax T700 with Lew Racing Pro VT-1 ;-)

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  • on-yer-bikeon-yer-bike Posts: 2,974
    The wider outer is brake, the thicker inner is brake. Thee shorter inners are for front brake and front mech. The long wider brake outer is for frames that dont have braised on cable stops on the top tube. Make sure you use proper bike cable cutters otherwise it will fray.
    Pegoretti
    Colnago
    Cervelo
    Campagnolo
  • g00seg00se Posts: 2,221
    Just to help, brake outers have the metal sheath as a coil.

    Gear outers have the metal sheath as lots of individual wires running parallel to the cable (this is to stop the outer flexing when you change gears - which would through the indexing out).
  • father_jackfather_jack Posts: 3,509
    What's this end cap? You only get one. Actually I need to put end caps into Shimano deep drop brakes, Campag outers are a bit too wide, so is this for Shimano? If so I'd need another.
    Say... That's a nice bike..
    Trax T700 with Lew Racing Pro VT-1 ;-)
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 9,085
    What's this end cap? You only get one. Actually I need to put end caps into Shimano deep drop brakes, Campag outers are a bit too wide, so is this for Shimano? If so I'd need another.

    I think it's for the cable stop on the chainstay. Narrow end in first, remaining fat end pointing towards the bottom bracket.
    Ben

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  • father_jackfather_jack Posts: 3,509
    For rear derailler?
    Say... That's a nice bike..
    Trax T700 with Lew Racing Pro VT-1 ;-)
  • Coach HCoach H Posts: 1,092
    What's this end cap? You only get one. Actually I need to put end caps into Shimano deep drop brakes, Campag outers are a bit too wide, so is this for Shimano? If so I'd need another.

    Its an option for the stop on the rear of the chainstay if your stop fits it. At least thats what I think it is for.
    Coach H. (Dont ask me for training advice - 'It's not about the bike')
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 9,085
    Yep, that's it. For the rear mech.

    EDIT: fat end towards the dropout.
    Ben

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