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Doing my first build (yay? ) and wanted to check what I needed in terms of cables. I will be running a mix of sram red and force on the bike and wanted opinions on what cables to get and to check that I needed inners and outers, do they come as a set?
Also on a side note the brakes I am going to order are sram force 22 dual pivot brakes, this wont be an issue for me running a 10spd groupset right since it is just the brakes??
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complete set - bout outters, both inners, ferules, cable ends for both gears and brakes.
brake or gear set - the above but for either gears or brakes only
seperately - outters, inners etc
just read the descriptions when purchasing, and make sure its the right compatibility, ie campy or shimano/sram.
as for brakes, i dont see it being a problem.
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biker jk wrote:Since you're a novice I would buy a Jagwire Racer brake and gear cable set. It has everything you need for less than $40.
Good gear, used on much of my bikes.
I would suggest Goodridge are better, if slightly pricer. IIRC, about $30 for each (shift or brake) kit from CRC last time I did the commuters cables. Should get another pair for the spares box...
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As far as compatibility goes, Shimano & SRAM are fully compatible, Campag will accept other brake cables, but has specific gear cables.
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