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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 2:26 am 
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Most of the brake cable housings in the market is 1.7m long. I am concerned that it not be long enough as i intended to run it full length to the rear disc brake.

Can anyone suggest compressionless housings that are longer than that?


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PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2013 1:20 am 
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Lots of hydro disc brakes come pre-bled with 1700mm hoses for the rear, so you should be alright.


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PostPosted: Fri May 24, 2013 2:27 pm 
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I have run full length housing for mechanical disc on a couple disc cross frames to include a 57cm Raleigh RXC with Gore RideOn Sealed and Jagwire Hyper/Racer cables and in all instances, cable housing was more than long enough for full length run for the rear brake. The down side though was because I ran full length rear, I had to buy two cable sets as there was not enough housing left over for the front brake from the first set.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:30 pm 
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you looking for cable housing for mechanical disc, or hoses for hydros?

I'm reading it as housing:

You can get Jagwire XLs that have like 3 meters of housing in that kit or something like that designed for big frames/ tandems.

http://jagwire.com/products/v/road_pro_xl


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:06 am 
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i am using mechanical disc, specifically Avid BB7 road. i am looking at this offer -

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-JAGWIRE-HOU ... 1037096233

Not entirely compressionless according to the specs -
*****
High carbon content steel and rigid structural design creates
super-low compression ratio for maximum braking responsiveness
*****

Would not need the shifter housing, as i am running Di2.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:25 pm 
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sounds like you are good to go.

I'm running mine with Campy Centaur, so I used 2 Campy Rear housings (great conmpressionless housing BTW). the Front one is where I had the length problem.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:52 pm 
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I have run i-links on my mechanical disc; not done enough miles yet to report on performance ... But looks nice !!!


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:07 am 
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Hi Beancouter,

the price is beyond what i would spend...thanks anyway :)


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