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where to buy the small rubber cable housing

Old 04-24-13, 07:34 AM
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where to buy the small rubber cable housing

i'm talking about the really small rubber housing that goes through the frame. the one going through my bottom bracket for the front derailleur has a kink in it and it is a bear to thread a cable through it. i'm sure i could pick one up at a bike shop, but bike shops are a long drive from where i live, looking for an online source. thanks
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This stuff?

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...902&category=7
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that looks to be the regular cable housing. says it comes with end caps. i'm at work so i cant take a picture of what i need. but the tube is real soft flexible rubber that acts as a guide through the frame for the cable.
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Have you tried your frame manufacturer? It might be a custom bit. When I've seen these they are attached to the bottom bracket cable guide.
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i will check, it will pull out, but i bet its gonna be a pain in the butt to put back in.
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
that looks to be the regular cable housing. says it comes with end caps. i'm at work so i cant take a picture of what i need. but the tube is real soft flexible rubber that acts as a guide through the frame for the cable.
That's liner, not housing.
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I think you only leave those guides/sleeves in while running cables - take them out when you're done. Perhaps your bike is different and you leave them in but mine are sitting in a box of spare parts waiting for me to recable the bike.
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i thought it was to protect the carbon from the cable rubbing on it. plus like i said i think its gonna be a nightmare to rethread that rubber tube through the frame. its not a straight shot. it inserts under the bottom bracket and curves around to the rear and comes out behind the seat post tube.
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The cables shouldn't be touching the carbon inside the tubes. The stops have cable guides built in, and of course, the bottom bracket guides do too. It's just flimsy little plastic tubing, right? What kind of bike do you have?
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Pinarello fp team. The hole is through the frame with the small plastic tube going through the frame.
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Is it this?

http://www.glorycycles.com/picagu.html

If it's close, might be worth a call to Glory Cycles to see if they can get the exact part.
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the tube i need threads through that then goes through the frame toward the front derailleur
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
the tube i need threads through that then goes through the frame toward the front derailleur
I get that. I'd give Glory a call. Seems like small Pinarello parts are hard to find but they seem to be able to get them.
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