Have anyone used the Yokozuna reaction cable housing?

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PeakBoy wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:56 pm
Whole system works very well (inc. the Joejack custom brake parts).
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I ran them for a while on my bikes. The cables are good, but the brake housing is very stiff and very heavy. The good thing is that the cables are pretty resistant to fraying, which was pretty important, at least in the early days of Shimano 11-speed shifting.
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by Alpine318is

I personally thing the brake housinngs are just WAY to stiff. If you have any tight bends on the brakes or have to do them internally its a big effort job.
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^100% agree with this. Used it on one build to try it out and that was enough. Ended up stripping it off and starting over.
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Thankfully, the bars I was running at the time, had external channels, so I didn't have to deal with running them internally, but that said, I skip right over their offerings, as good as they are, because of how stiff the housings are.
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by sawyer

As others have said ... way too stiff and heavy

it's one of those things people buy and then feel compelled to go around saying how "awesome" they are, and that the shifting is great.

Shifting is the same.
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As has been said very stiff and tricky where you have tight bends. Can't fault finish or reliability but is it better than Shimano....nope.

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