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Has anyone had any luck with aluminum shift/brake housing?

Old 05-22-19, 10:37 AM
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Has anyone had any luck with aluminum shift/brake housing?

I just wired up my bike with aluminum shift and brake housing. It's very similar to Jagwire Link.

The brakes are OK, and the front derailleur seems OK, but the rear derailleur is a disaster. Shifting is totally erratic.

Let me know if anyone has had luck with this or similar housing.

Thanks
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Old 05-22-19, 10:12 PM
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I always use metal housings on my bikes

And they are holding fine. Make sure that the inner cable is lubricated and fully stretched (new cables elongate over days, so you need to readjust after a few days)
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Old 05-22-19, 11:41 PM
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Thanks for the reply.

What brand/source of housing are you using?
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Old 05-23-19, 02:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Hinge View Post
Thanks for the reply.

What brand/source of housing are you using?
I use nokon, i-link, aican and elitelink clone.
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Old 05-23-19, 12:02 PM
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Any chance you could contribute some bike/cable porn?
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