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Old 06-07-11, 11:15 AM
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We C&Vers could just get the newest cable/casing sets that resisted friction and casing compression much better than the stuff put on bikes in the 80's but Nooooo.....we have to find the cool casings we remembered on our bikes in the past with the clear covers where we can see the wound up steel casing springs. I suspect that the old stuff only performs half as well as the newest stuff though, but it's what put smiles on our faces and to hell with how much they might cost us....just like the NOS CLB aluminum cased brake cableset that sold a couple of weeks ago at eBay for a ridiculous $100 bucks!
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