Jagwire Ripcord MTB Brake Cable Kit
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Legendary performance and compression-free, the Ripcord housing is the flagship of Jagwire's housing line-up.
Top Features of the Jagwire Ripcord MTB Brake Cable Kit
- Housing: 5mm Kevlar® reinforced compressionless housing with L3 liner
- Housing Length: 3000mm
- Cables: Teflon® coated slick stainless, mountain only
- Cable Length: Front - 1350mm, Rear - 2350mm
- Small Parts: 2 lined ferrules, 2 nosed ferrules, 2 POP ferrules, 3 cable donuts, 2 cable tips and 650mm of sealing liner, 2 Tube Tops
The Ripcord brake housing will dramatically improve braking power for mechanical disc or V-type brake systems. 30% lighter than traditional brake housing and easy to install; a Ripcord kit combined with L3 liner technology will deliver miles of smooth, precise and powerful performance.
About Brake Cables
Brake cables can make a big difference to the way your brakes feel, a good quality set of brake cables should make your brakes respond more positively and be more controllable, this will enable you to manage your speed through technical sections while off road or descending on the road. The invention of the brake cable, known as a Bowden cable, has been popularly attributed to Sir Frank Bowden, founder and owner of the Raleigh Bicycle company who, circa 1902, was reputed to have started replacing the rigid rods used for bicycle brakes with a flexible wound cable. The basic design has remained un-changed, but improvements in materials and technology have improved providing a smoother and more positive lever feel.
About the Jagwire brand
Since 1986, Jagwire has been manufacturing some of the world’s finest control system products, including cable assemblies and accessories, brake pads, hydraulic lines and accessories, wire rope and more. Through their commitment to innovation and creative problem solving they have become a valued business partner to some of the cycling world’s best brands, including Scott USA, Specialized, Giant, SRAM, Raleigh, Cannondale, Schwinn, Merida, Jamis, Novara, KHS, Norco, Trek, and many more. Jagwire is a family-owned business that has a strong commitment to both its customers and employees alike. They will always continue to improve their existing products and innovate new ones because that's what it takes to stay on top. Jagwire is committed to producing the highest quality control system products in the world.
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Just not sure where to go on the Wiggle site with regard to hybrids which have a road frame but MTB style brakes. Also is it possible to shorten the cables without a lot of fuss?
comes with a few cable end options in the packet
they are an awesome cable and come with a few different ends in the packet
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