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Jagwire Basics Brake Cable

USD$1.95 35% off USD$2.99 msrp
Item #: CA409A42
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Jagwire Basics Brake Cable

  • Cables are pre-stretched
  • Cables are double-ended, 1 for Mountain, 1 for Shimano-style Road
Item Specifications
Width 1.6 mm
Length 1650 mm
Intended Use Mountain,Road
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Jagwire Basics Brake Cable
 
4.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Inexpensive (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Casual riding (4)
  • Mountain biking (4)
  • Road biking (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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4.0

no housing, no coating or lubricant

By bikewrangler

from Jersey Shore!

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • High Friction-no Lubrican

Best Uses

    Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

    Cut end frays making threading thry housing difficult. packaging is now different. photo on web not clear enough to show that there is no housing-this mfg sells both kinds w, w/o.
    Does not come with end caps. Nice and long with both styles of end anchors.
    But-it fit and the bike works again. Good for an on-ride spare.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    It's a Jagwire

    By Velocare

    from Niagara Falls , Canada

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking

      Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

      Good value for the money. I use these for normal use and they work fine, just lube and pre-stretch and the average rider is good to go !!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Good basic cable

      By BigBlueToe

      from Central Coast, CA

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Riding
          • Mountain Biking
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

          I like to have a few cables on hand for inevitable fixes that come up on my several bikes and those of my family. These do the job and are good for both road and mountain bikes.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Basic brake cable

          By The Singlespeedman

          from Riverside, CA

          About Me Commuter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • BMX
            • Casual Riding
            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

            I needed a replacement rear cable and this fit the bill. The old cable was teflon coated. A coated cable wasn't available, so I went with this cable. It does the job.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            3.0

            Yep, it's Basic

            By fl-mitchells

            from Palatka, FL

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Inexpensive

            Cons

            • Glavanized

            Best Uses

            • Casual Riding
            • Mountain Biking
            • Road Biking

            Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

            Simple, affordable galvanized cable when you're fixing up a bike on the cheap. Come off a few pennies and buy the stainless stuff for your bike, it will last longer. Please note that while I would not recommend this to a friend, I do think it's a good product that fits a legitimate need and I'd buy it again, so long as it's for a bike I don't care that much about.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Basic Brake Cable

            By Aaron

            from Jenson USA

            About Me Competitive Cyclist

            Verified Buyer
            Staff Reviewer

            Pros

            • CHEAP
            • Nice Quality Cable

            Cons

            • No Ferrule Included

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Bike
            • Road Bike

            Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

            Not much to say, it's a stainless steel inner brake cable with fittings for both mountain or road bikes. Downside to double ending the cable is that you have to cut to install it, and the raw end may fray as you feed it through the housing. Also, no end crimp is included. Not a huge deal but again, it is basic.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            good value

            By pinoy rider

            from Hesperia, CA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Inexpensive
            • Shimano
            • works

            Cons

            • Basic
            • No teflon surface

            Best Uses

            • Budget maintenance

            Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

            basic cable for a good price

             
            3.0

            Great buy

            By pinoy rider

            from Hesperia, CA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Inexpensive when matched
            • Shimano
            • works

            Cons

            • Basic

            Best Uses

            • Budget maintenance
            • Budget rebuilds

            Comments about Jagwire Basics Brake Cable:

            When bought at a good price, these are great cables for budget rebuilds and maintenance. Perfect for those who rebuild bikes that you don't care too much for. it works, though not exceptionally well but nonetheless it works.

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