Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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The crossing wire is the straddle or yoke wire, and comes either double ended in a variety of lengths, or single ended for brakes where one arm has a pinch bolt. The triangular piece that attaches to the main wire and supports the yoke is called a yoke cable carrier, sometimes shortened to just yoke carrier.
Note, many more recent canti's use a different arrangement where the main cable runs past a linkage unit down to one arm, and a short double ended link cable goes to the other arm.
All of the stuff is readily available at any LBS, or most of the internet suppliers.
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