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Old 06-10-07, 09:58 PM
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Arrrrgggghhhh!!!!!!

I cut the cable housing too short!

[bangs head on wall]
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Old 06-11-07, 12:23 AM
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Originally Posted by caloso
I cut the cable housing too short!

[bangs head on wall]
You can get some double ended ferrules and add some length. I had the same problem when I changed frames and tried to use the same bars. Worked very well.
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Old 06-11-07, 03:59 AM
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At least the cable wasn't in it at the time.

Glass half full, glass half full.
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Old 06-11-07, 05:29 AM
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Originally Posted by bikejack
At least the cable wasn't in it at the time.

Glass half full, glass half full.
Not after stuffing something up. You drain the glass then refill it

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It was like there was the devil on one shoulder and the angel on the other. And the angel (wearing a beard and bike helmet with an eagle on top) was saying: "Now make sure you don't cut it too short. Measure it again. And remember that it's better to err too long."

And the devil (wearing a blue Park Tools shop apron) was yelling, "Oh, that looks terrible! Way too sloppy. Cut it! Cut it!"
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Rule #1: Measure twice, cut once…

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Old 06-11-07, 09:51 AM
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That's why you do the rear brake first. If you cut it too short, use it for the front.
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Yeah, unfortunately, it was the rear derailler. I knew I had problems when I turned the bars and noticed that the RD was moving.

Duh.
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Ouch. We have a roll of housing at the Kitchen if you can wait until Wed.
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Thanks. I appreciate the offer. I'm going to just swing by Bike Chef on the way home tonight.
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Anytime. If you are going to the million mile May finale on Thursday come by the Kitchen booth.
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