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  • sugdenr
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    Obviously not premium quality

    Beg to differ, I find their gear cables to just as good as anyones

    soma_rich
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    ooh cheers just bought 10 🙂

    Premier Icon scotroutes
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    Hateful things. You have to snip the “other” nipple off and hope the wire doesn’t start to fray before you insert it into the outer.

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    for 3p each I can deal with that. Ta OP.

    Premier Icon midlifecrashes
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    Another 10 here, ta for the heads up.

    belugabob
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    Hateful things. You have to snip the “other” nipple off and hope the wire doesn’t start to fray before you insert it into the outer.

    Wrap some electrical tape around the cable, about 5mm from the point where you are going to cut it. (Really tightly)
    Cut the cable,
    Insert the 5mm end into the outer
    Remove the electrical tape.
    Continue to thread it through the outer.

    (If you are not using one continuous run of outer, you will have to re-tape the end for each section of outer)

    glupton1976
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    Wonder how many folk will actually get the cables. 😀

    codybrennan
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    Bought 30! I’ve an excellent pair of Park Tool side cutters that will snip these cleanly.

    mrmonkfinger
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    10 for 30p, should last me a while

    Premier Icon Onzadog
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    What’s a brake cable? 😉

    Premier Icon D0NK
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    “MTB” doesn’t say mtb/road pic shows the dual ended ones tho…..need spare road don’t need mtb….hmmm.

    Premier Icon zilog6128
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    10 for 30p, should last me a while forever

    based on the number I’ve used in the last 5 years. Still, can’t hurt to stock up! 😀

    Premier Icon D0NK
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    not working anyway, no option to add to basket

    fasthaggis
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    Sold out ?

    Premier Icon tomaso
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    mattsccm
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    They soon stopped that one.

    fasthaggis
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    Hateful things. You have to snip the “other” nipple off and hope the wire doesn’t start to fray before you insert it into the outer

    This won’t happen if you spin it in the direction that the wire is wound in while pushing it through the outer 😉

    mikehopkins
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    Wiggle link

    Obviously not premium quality but pretty cheap. Worth a shout I thought.

    Premier Icon midlifecrashes
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    Follow up: mine arrived this morning, Royal Mail tracked 48. They are MTB cables, barrel nipples only, no pear on the other end, so no snipping to do. Little bag of Tangfastics in there too! Cheers Wiggle, if you’re watching, and I’ll be back next time I need something bigger and the price is in the right ballpark.

    FunkyDunc
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    Re cutting the cable, cut then cover in cheap super glue, no problems at all then.

    tpbiker
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    Is it just me that finds it a bit selfish that folks decided to snap huge numbers of these PSAs up, rather than let other folks benefit as well. Its like the bite valve the other day that folks were buying x 10 just cause they were cheap…

    Premier Icon stu170
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    Not selfish at all. Deals are always around. You have to be quick to get your bargains

    Premier Icon midlifecrashes
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    Agree if you’re not going to use them. I have 3 kids on bikes, all rear brake cables need changing annually due to bad routing/design, plus my town bike, and my BB5 braked winter hack, the wife’s bike and the two kids bikes I need to service and sell as they’re outgrown now. I was a bit disappointed they weren’t dual nipple cables as the roadie on the turbo needs attention too. Should have bought more…

    Premier Icon Scapegoat
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    I’d have thought we had all learnt from the Halfords High 5 debacle. In many of these instances someone has misplaced a decimal point and the site appears to be selling ridiculous bargains. A PSA will appear on here and every other cycling forum in the world, and every chancer will order enough to last a lifetime/make a killing on fleabay. Then a sold out sign will appear, then a load of folk will get “sorry, we can’t honour your order, here’s a refund” emails from wiggle/halfords, whoever, and then three or four pages of debate here on whether they are utter **** for not bankrupting themselves over a pricing cock-up, and funnily enough no-one actually gets five XTR chainsets for a tenner. Whodathoughtit?

    glupton1976
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    My kids will all be getting new brake cables in their bikes. Could have done with them having the pear ends on them as none of my bikes use the drum style.

    Premier Icon takisawa2
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    I look after the kids bike fleet for the school.
    If anyone has bought far more than they need I’d take some off you.
    Pretty sure they are all barrel type.

    muzzle
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    I’m still waiting for either my cables to arrive or some sort of notification from Wiggle that the order has been cancelled… anyone else in the same limbo?

    Jamie
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    If you have not heard anything from Wiggle, I would guess the order has been put on backorder. You can check this in your Wiggle account.

    So, yes. Limbo.

    muzzle
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    Yes, just thought of checking Wiggle order status! It’s ‘Awaiting Processing’. Not sure I’m any the wiser…

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