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On my bike I loaned to someone, the brake cable has been cut where it goes from the frame to the gyro. Is there any tip for fixing this without taking everything apart? Could I clamp the broken wires together with something then tighten up the rest of the system?
 

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its worth a try. if it doesn't work, then you know what not to do next time. sometimes its best to learn from your mistakes.

good luck
 

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I joined 2 gear cables with a electrical connector with the plastic cut off as well as 2 screws holding the lapped cables I put araldite in there too:D left it for 2 days to set:thumbsup:
 

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since brakes are important for riding safety i would be very careful with homebrew fixes.
 

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I had both brake cables replaced on my Trek for $15 at the LBS.........this included cable guides.
 

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good point engyo
my fixes are for the financially challenged.
I wouldnt tie knots in brake cables
but I have tied knots in gear cables and the strands of wire dont share the load evenly and are bound to break constant changes in tension
eventually.

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