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01-02-07, 08:27 PM
First i have a rockstar ex1, it's got a gyro and i really dont want it on there. its on the bike but not fully hooked up. I have one question for you guys.
1.Can i take the gyro off? and just run a straight cable for the brake w/out getting a new headset?
01-02-07, 08:47 PM
Very easy to do.
Take your stem off and remove the gyro, replace it with an appropriate amount of spacers. Then just buy a new cable, I recomend a Odyssey Linear cable. They come in plenty of colors and are very smooth cables. After that it's just a matter of cutting the cable to length (Leave enough to be able to spin your bars around twice) and installing.
01-03-07, 12:58 AM
hey thanx you really have been a big help,illgo get some spacers and a new cable tomorrow.
01-03-07, 01:47 AM
01-03-07, 12:34 PM
Update: cable on (odyssey) picked it up at my local bike shop for $9.99 it wasn't too bad other than cutting it. used a dremel and it was like butter. Thanx for all ur guys help. ill get some pics up soon
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