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Proper replacement straddle cable for Avid 15C?

Old 06-16-19, 01:02 PM
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Proper replacement straddle cable for Avid 15C?

I have a bike with Avid 15C cantis, and one of the straddle cables is quite frayed. These are the older style, with a separate yoke, and a tube (teflon?) that the cable runs through inside the yoke. Anyone know what the proper replacement straddle cable would be? I'm having no luck finding OEM.
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Old 06-16-19, 01:13 PM
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same as any other cantilever brakes use..

2 kinds up and over a carrier



or a link wire

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Old 06-16-19, 02:00 PM
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I find link wires limiting in adjustability, but the straddle cable needs something to catch the cable if the main brake cable breaks or comes loose; fenders, an existing reflector bracket or a loop of string will suffice.
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Many thanks! It's the up and over. Thankfully, I had a bag of them; they just didn't look so much like the ones being replaced, but functionally the same I guess :-)
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