HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 6:20 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:43 am
Posts: 200
Hello

I just saw the post of the Giant showbike, and the bike had some very interesting parts on it.

Do anyone know if the Tune Skyline cable housing is availiable? (Or is it just the old, discontinued "plastic" housings?)

The carbon "cap" on the crankarms are also new to me, but it look very similar to the Schmolke top-cap, does anyone know if it is Schmolke that makes them??

Thanks in advance!

LAN


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 7:00 pm 
Offline
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jun 11, 2002 2:45 pm
Posts: 891
Location: Germany
LAN wrote:
Do anyone know if the Tune Skyline cable housing is availiable? (Or is it just the old, discontinued "plastic" housings?)

I'm currently trying to investigate this.
From my current knowledge I'd say it's something new.

_________________
Image Image


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 7:00 pm 


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2004 12:53 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Oct 25, 2003 7:12 pm
Posts: 162
The weight on the bike for these seem impressive, but look closely and you will notice that the cables have been cut far to short to be usable at all. Would be good if Florian could get us a weight per meter info.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2004 4:52 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:43 am
Posts: 200
Quote:
but look closely and you will notice that the cables have been cut far to short to be usable at all.


Yes, the housing bend on the rear derailleur is pretty big, but that might be a indicator that it's not the old Tune housings. (They are not known to be very flexible)

I guess we have to wait for the results of Florians research.

LAN


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2004 7:08 pm 
Offline
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jun 11, 2002 2:45 pm
Posts: 891
Location: Germany
LAN wrote:
I guess we have to wait for the results of Florians research.

I wrote an email to tune yesterday evening, because I didn't want to bother them on the phone since they are very busy at the moment, but so far no reply. :(

Now I think I will give them a phone call tomorrow morning.

_________________
Image Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Mar 12, 2004 12:43 pm 
Offline
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jun 11, 2002 2:45 pm
Posts: 891
Location: Germany
tune got back to me:
the housings on the bike are remainders of the old plastic stuff.

_________________
Image Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2004 12:43 pm 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: ave, doogie2304, IchDien, Juanmoretime, Norregard, PSJoyce and 64 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Link Cable Housings

in Road

GreenGoat93

1

271

Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:35 am

lannes View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Tune kong freehub body for tune mag170???

in Road

Pintxo

6

796

Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:15 pm

Pintxo View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Possible to repair di2 9070 cable?

in Road

jever98

5

660

Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:29 am

notaero View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cable stop replacement for Di2.

in Road

Thanh

1

363

Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:56 pm

Thanh View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cable Setup for Beaded Housing?

in Road

MNX1024

10

1038

Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:57 pm

MNX1024 View the latest post


It is currently Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:15 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB



+++ ONLY FOR SHORT TIME +++
-10% on Schmolke        Discunt will be shown / added at the shopping basket. NOT combinable with regular WW discount!
▹ TLO Oversize road bar
▹ TLO FullOversize road bar 46cm
▹ SL Triathlon Bar
▹ TLO Triathlon Bar