Joining a gear cable.Home › Forum › Bike Forum › Joining a gear cable.OverviewBike ForumChat ForumFor SaleWantedForum HelpClassified RulesViewing 25 posts - 1 through 25 (of 25 total)Joining a gear cable. wwaswasSubscribernot seen one but there’s probably ‘not very neat and/or dangerous’ ways of doing it.could you be more specific about context – is it for a separable frame or a tandem or something? Posted 4 years ago Mister PMemberI vaguely remember seeing one on a bike with an internal hub gear so you could remove the rear wheel more easily. Not much use I know, let me have a google… Posted 4 years ago TiRedMemberSJS have them. Also for brakes Posted 4 years ago gofasterstripesSubscriberI prefer these ones http://www.sjscycles.co.uk/mobile/rohloff-bayonet-connectors-for-gear-cables-1-male-1-female-8274-prod11743/ Posted 4 years ago emac65MemberThese work as well & can save ruining a ride if your gear cable snaps on the trail,different colour options too 🙂 Posted 4 years ago sbobMemberYou can use a coke can. Posted 4 years ago jam boSubscriberAnyone ever seen an inline giZmo that allows you to join two gear cables? Posted 4 years ago jam boSubscriberTa. Hadn’t thought of a chocolate block. That’ll work for the proof of concept.Rolhoff one looks nice. Posted 4 years ago kiloSubscriberThe sjs one’s work very well, had them on my s&s road bikes for years, never came apart or misbehaved Posted 4 years ago avdave2MemberMy Thorn has the bayonet ones and they’ve behaved faultlessly for 7 years. Posted 4 years ago woodlikesbeerMemberWhat’s the point? A new cable costs £2. I’ve never snapped a cable so cannot see the point? Or are these for tandems?? Posted 4 years ago jam boSubscriberThe point is I want to join two gear cables. Posted 4 years ago RorschachMemberThe point is I want to join two gear cables.😆 Posted 4 years ago cynic-alMemberI’ve “tied” 2 together using pliers, worked fine. Posted 4 years ago TiRedMemberif it’s for a “tandem project”, gear cables come in tandem lengths too. Posted 4 years ago woodlikesbeerMember jam bo – MemberThe point is I want to join two gear cables. why though?Have you got a cable that’s snapped? Or have you got some crazy bike we all want to see pics off? Seriously you have my imagination flowing (not in a sexy way!) Posted 4 years ago jam boSubscriberits not a tandem or a snapped cable.its making two incompatible things, compatible. aka bodging. Posted 4 years ago gofasterstripesSubscriber Posted 4 years ago wysiwygMemberfox snare Posted 4 years ago neil_1979MemberIs it to fix a pushchair? I fixed the extending handle on our quinny by joining an old gear cable to the unique cable end in the handle so that the push button would work again. Posted 4 years ago theendisnighMemberType Steel rope clamp Into ebay.Sailing rigging clamps, small and cheap. Posted 4 years ago tinribzMemberSoldered two together once, worked fine. Posted 4 years ago kayak23SubscriberI think it could be a garotte. Careful what you’re aiding here folks…. 😯 Posted 4 years ago KeefMemberwhat’s a ‘gear’ cable ? 😉 Posted 4 years ago JoeGSubscriberRitchey makes something. Posted 4 years ago Viewing 25 posts - 1 through 25 (of 25 total)The topic ‘Joining a gear cable.’ is closed to new replies.