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Old 01-26-23, 10:56 AM
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Lost my noodle

Rather, lost track. I took these apart to do some de-rusting and didn't pay attention to which of these went on the front and rear. Giant brand step through if it makes any difference. Thanks!
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Most likely the noodle with the longer top casing fitting is the front. That longer black part often has a spring loaded casing seat, to reduce the brake's initial grab.

Try setting up the rear first with the shorter noodle and if that goes well then use the longer one up front. Andy
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My noodle seems to be disappearing at an accelerated rate.
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Generally, the one with the acute angle is for the rear. But it's not a big deal,. You can bend these a little bit.
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left to the rear.
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Originally Posted by delbiker1 View Post
my noodle seems to be disappearing at an accelerated rate.
TMI, maybe?
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Depending on frame size, you may need to use the shorter noodle on the rear.

The front has no constraint since the cable is free all the way to the handlebar.

However, there's much less room between the rear brake and the top tube, so you have to accommodate that.
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