You got a problem with it?
You got a problem with it?
Nothing against it, fancy boy white might even be cool, I just don't use it.
I generally buy cable housing in 25' rolls so I get boreing, generic black because it goes with any bike. Last cable housing I bought was Jagwire, kevlar reinforced, ripcord universal housing. It's compressionless so it can be used with either brakes or shifters and is ideal for use with mechanical disc brakes.
Works in the right color combinations.
The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.
Only if its on one of my Bikes- Black works best for my colour schemes
For that reasom I have 10metres of Gold outer in the shed. Bought it for £1 at a shop sale. Don't know why I bought it as it is obvious that no-one else wanted it. Never had the guts to put it on a bike.
How long was I in the army? Five foot seven.
But that's all for another day.
I changed the handlebar tape from black to red last year. Now I have a white saddle that I think I'm going to keep. So I'm going to get white handlebar tape for my bike for its Xmas present. The housing has never been changed and its almost four years old so I'm thinking about getting white cable housing, too.
But I'm afraid it would mess with my professorial granola crunching image.
But I think it would look cool.
I have no issues with white, or any other color cable, says the man with purple shifter cables and black brake cables.
2008 Kona Fire Mountain/Xtracycle
I void warranties.
Cycling well IS Cycling Advocacy
Originally Posted by Steely Dan: if you're riding a bike and not having fun, then you're doing it wrong.
You mean like this?
Yes, they are too long in this picture -- I have since cut 10cm off of each.
"Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069
Pat Boone would have loved it..(Would love it?)
Remember, not getting what you want can sometimes be a wonderful stroke of luck...
Hmmm. Looks like only vintage bikes have white cable housing.
When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. — Arthur Conan Doyle
All that white - one would think you were going after the Liberace look
"Of all the things I ever lost I miss my mind the most." Mark Twain
If all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.
White cable housing would make me feel dirty.
The little bag that came with the Campag brake levers had black cable housing with "Campagnolo" written on it, so that's what I use. Have never thought about cable housing color, figure that's something in the wives'/gf's purview. "Honey, what color housing should I get?" "Oh, I wouldn't be able to live without the heliotrope!"
I do remember somewhere back in the long obscure past, though, that my first really good bike, a Peugeot PX-10, came with this cheap French white cable housing attached to some really grotty Mafac Racer brakes. If you pulled real hard, you could see the plastic housing shrivel over the top of the metal housing wrap. So I guess I have always associated white cable housing with "cheap" and "ineffective."
I have a black bike, with yellow accents and just a touch of silver and have silver cable housings, but wanted to go to yellow, which was way too expensive for cheap me, but the yellow on my bike has faded and white might be OK, but I think I would prefer to go with the yellow instead of the white, but I don't have any problem with white, especially if one keeps one's bike clean which I do pretty well but I'm not a fanatic.
Truth is stranger than reality.
'96 Giant ATX 760 MTB
'01 Bianchi Eros
'05 Giant OCR Llimited Carbon Fiber + upgrades
White stuff is a slippery slope.
If it works the same as high quality cable...........what's wrong with color coordinating. It drives the roadies nuts.......and that can't in and of itself be a bad thing............
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