Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous Did not last very long!
I bought this item in early February (so, 3 months ago) and it snapped on me on my way home from work today :-( I commute about 100 miles a week so it's only done just over 1000 miles. Disappointing, as my previous cable (which came with the bike) lasted well over 6000 miles. A one off, or just not a good cable? I will be brave and buy another one to replace it, and see how that fares.....
15 May 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Anonymous Not entirely sure...
.. that paying £3.99 for these over cables that obviously cost a lot - like half as much - makes such a difference.
I have recently cleaned up my drivechain to sparkling and replaced a rear mech with this cable and got a bike mechanic to fit and test everything.
My bike is now running as smooth as silk.
I have no idea if this cable alone is making much of a difference. The fact that I cleaned the drivechain up and got a pro to fit it all seemed to make the world of difference.
Word of warning though. My LBS and my mobile mechanic charge £2.50 for a replacement cable. You can get unbranded in Wilkinson's for under £1.
A good investment - I haven't a clue!
But CRC do branded gear and brake cables from £1.50 with their free delivery and CS. I would buy from them.
FYI - I had to buy a new rear mech and hanger. CRC didn't do the hanger so that was £14. The replacement 9 speed Deore rear mech cost me £30. This cable £4!!
You can see the charges building up. What with him servicing my bikes I have probably easily spent over £120.
I bought a front XT deraileur as I though mine was buggered and I may as well go the whole hog. It cost me £20 off CRC.
My mechanic adjusted my front one and I have to say the bike is running as good, probably better, than new.
I recommend this cable completely - I am just unsure about the actual difference it makes!!
12 August 2011
Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous Rubbish
Had 3 of them, every one has snapped at the deraileur. Have to keep buying though untill i get a new one. No a good product!
20 July 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous Quality product works really well on my derailleur.
Easy to install, Amzing value for its low price, provides excellent quick and easy shifting, overall a great product. Really recommend it A+
29 April 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Parfait
Trés bon cable qui peux servir pour le dérailleur avant ou arrière (au vue de sa longueur). Excellent rapport qualité/prix.
30 September 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous great cable
realy like these cables replaced the rear first so happy i deciced to replace the frount too.
19 April 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous good cable
great cable, long lasting. why pay more for a cable? use a bit of cable magic for super smooth shifting
08 April 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous Bon rapport qualité/prix
Un câble de qualité à un prix correct
08 April 2010
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