What's the iLink brake cable set weigh on average?

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pawnii
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by pawnii

i recently installed an iLink brake cable set but didn't weigh it prior.
Any else here weigh them prior to installing them?

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Enkei
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by Enkei

pawnii wrote:i recently installed an iLink brake cable set but didn't weigh it prior.
Any else here weigh them prior to installing them?

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Somewhere between 100-120g depending on bike size. If you are using mini for shift that is. 20-30g more with regular iLink for shifting

pawnii
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by pawnii

is that 100-120 for both brake and shift?

I've just got brake as my bike runs Di2.
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Enkei
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by Enkei

pawnii wrote:is that 100-120 for both brake and shift?

I've just got brake as my bike runs Di2.


55-60 for brakes only

5 8 5
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by 5 8 5

The outer is 26.5g per meter approx and the liner 1.4g per meter. Then add a few grams for any ferrules.

pawnii
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by pawnii

ah thanks guys.

So what would the average weight be for front and rear brake inner cables?
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pawnii
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by pawnii

thanks madcow.
exactly what i wanted.
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hillrider
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by hillrider

@ pawnii,on my 56cm Addict frame,the rear brake inner is 17g and the front brake inner is 8g.

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