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    Colored cable housing

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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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    No No No ... Cable housing is black.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOS View Post
    No No No ... Cable housing is black.
    Tell Trek that. My Gary Fisher 29'er came with silver Jagwire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOS View Post
    No No No ... Cable housing is black.
    That's what Henry Ford said about cars, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCrew View Post
    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.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Toddorado View Post
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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:

    How do you keep an idiot in suspense?

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Panthers007 View Post
    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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