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Old 02-18-09, 02:16 AM   #1
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Does anyone have a favorite place to acquire colored cable housing? I found some on ebikestop.com, but was looking for a 25' spool of yellow.
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Old 02-18-09, 02:20 AM   #2
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http://www.lickbike.com/productpage.aspx?PART_NUM_SUB='1522-01'
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Try jagwire. http://www.jagwireusa.com/
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No No No ... Cable housing is black.
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Old 02-18-09, 07:23 AM   #5
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No No No ... Cable housing is black.
Tell Trek that. My Gary Fisher 29'er came with silver Jagwire.
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No No No ... Cable housing is black.
That's what Henry Ford said about cars, too.
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Tell Trek that. My Gary Fisher 29'er came with silver Jagwire.
Thats why I don't buy Trek :-) Actually my Ultegra shifters came with gray housing as well ....but I didn't use it.

Full disclosure -- The fact I have red bottle cages and pedals on one of my bikes probably makes me a total hypocrite for taking a purist stand. A-Rod's cousin got them for me over the counter down in the Dominican Republic
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Red, blue, black, yellow, XTR grey or white - $29.95 for a 25' roll:

http://harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=947

edit: never mind, much better price already posted.
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White is the best color.
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You can easily change the color of a cable housing by covering it with a heat shrink tubing: http://cableorganizer.com/heat-shrink/
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Does anyone have a favorite place to acquire colored cable housing? I found some on ebikestop.com, but was looking for a 25' spool of yellow.
Here you go:
http://harriscyclery.net/page.cfm?Pa...ils&sku=CA4255
http://harriscyclery.net/page.cfm?Pa...ils&sku=CA4316
Also:
http://www.loosescrews.com/index.cgi...m_id=LS-1272AC
http://www.loosescrews.com/index.cgi...m_id=LS-6134AC
Cheap:
http://www.bikepartsusa.com/bikeparts/item/01-90970/
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Thanks for all the input (and opinions). I am Swedish with a blue Giant, yellow pedals, tape, and seat and want the housings to match. Would rather bring my own housing than have the LBS charge me their price for it. You guys rock!
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If you have gray or white housing, you can easily change the color by purchasing a can a vinyl paint at the local auto parts store. A spray can of vinyl paint typically cost about $5.
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When I saw this housing on the market, I couldn't resist. It's as much Celeste green as I can stand:

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I just bought a 25 foot section of yellow from bikepartsusa.com, came pretty quickly and no complaints, but their communication seems to be minimal.

http://www.bikepartsusa.com/bikepart...cable_housings
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When I saw this housing on the market, I couldn't resist. It's as much Celeste green as I can stand:


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