Common questions

Are all bike shifter cables the same?

Are all bike shifter cables the same?

Shifter cable ends are the same. Although nowadays many cables come with both ends, one on each end, and you can cut off the one you’re not using. There are two basic types of cables; brake and shifter. Brake cables are thicker, typically 1.5/1.6mm in diameter.

Is there a difference between brake cable housing and shifter cable housing?

Just like with cables, housing comes in two different types; brake and shifter. From the outside they may look the same – but they are in fact very different. Brake housing is built around a wire that coils down the length of the cable. Shifter cables see different forces so the housing is built differently.

Are SRAM and Shimano shift cables the same?

the cable ends are the same, and they work. sram pitstop cables are 1.1mm and shimano cables are 1.2mm. i like the sram pitstop cables for all shimano/sram bikes a bit better and use the all the time. but, either will work.

What kind of shifter does Shimano XT sl-m770?

Powered by This Shimano XT SL-M770 Front Left Shifter is for a Triple Chainring set up. This shifter can be run inside or outside the brake lever. And has a removable, optical gear display to see what gear your in.

Which is the best Shimano road shift cable?

Here are Shimano’s good, better, and best upgrade options. Shimano’s OT-SP41 Stainless Steel Road Shift Cable Set is compatible with both road and mountain bikes drivetrains. It features a corrosion-resistant stainless steel inner cable and uses the same top-shelf housing as more expensive Shimano cable sets.

Which is Shimano Deore 10 speed trigger shifters?

Shimano Deore XT SL-M770 10 speed trigger shifters 3×10 Units are in very good used condition. 9+ condition. See hi res pics. Shimanos new XT-level shifters specifically designed to work with their Dyna-Sys 3×10 drivetrain. Shimano developed Dyna-Sys with the goal of increasing rider efficiency. This means closer ratios.

Is it harder to pull Shimano cable through housing?

This extra resistance makes it harder to pull the cable through the housing, and that means more work for your thumb or fingers with every shift.

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