Rust on stainless steel cables

Posted: 2001-07-16 By: Bike Friday staff member Gavin Donahue Symptoms Do you have recommendations on how to keep the cables under the bottom bracket dry? A couple of mine are rusty now which is surprising since I thought they were stainless cables. Causes The cables are stainless, but depending on the nickel content, “stainless steel” […]

Teflon cable trouble

Posted: 2001-03-06 By: Bike Friday staff member Garner Britt Symptoms Tefon-covered cables were installed for all brake and shifting cables on our New World Tourists, which we got three years ago. This past week my front brake started misbehaving – continuing to grip my rim for the first second or two, then releasing. I brought […]

Re-routing cables

Posted: 2001-01-30 By: Bike Friday staff member Garner Britt Symptoms Can you tell me the correct cable routing for the Pocket Rocket? Mine has drop bars, Campagnolo Veloce throughout. It’s the big loops of cable at the front of the bike I’m worried about. How (ideally) should they crossover each other, which side of the […]