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Old 04-10-09, 09:03 PM
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I have a Cannondale Super v700.
Where/ how do i go about changing the cables? I have never changed them in 12 years of riding!

Any recommendations of brand?
FYI: Changed the chain/ rear cassette and tires. It is really fun but I think should change cables.

Also I want to change from grip shift to rapid fire thumb levers.
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You can also do a search in the mechanics forum. You will find more specific info there than you can ever digest.
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I've changed cables on SRAM 400 and 4.0 Grip Shifters and it drives me nuts. It's not physically hard, but I've found the units were stuck when taking them apart, and when reassembling I had to think it through in steps. They are not nearly as easy to change as on a trigger shifter. If your derailer cables are sticking or not responsive, you may have to change housing as well. For what it's worth, I only change brake cables if the cable is rusted/corroded, sticking or frayed. Don't forget the cable ends.
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