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NIB/NOS Oversized 2mm BRAIDED MTB Brake Cable & Housing: Large & Standard Ends

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NOS/NIB.  This vintage brake cable set is the 2mm size that came on early retro mountain bikes from the 1980's.  The cable is thicker than modern cables (2mm vs 1.6mm), and one end is the larger oversized end that will only work with early mountain bike brake levers.  These cables are made to work with the included 6mm cable housing.  They will not  fit in most standard 5mm housing.

The cables themselves are braided stainless steel

These are great for early mountain bike levers that need this type of large end.  

Motorcycle-style levers like early XT Deerhead M700, Suntour Power, and Tomaselli levers used this end.  Many levers came with concave "shims" that fit around the head of a modern cable end to fit the larger opening.  This style of cable is a better fit, and removes the risk of losing the shim (which are IMPOSSIBLE to find).  


New in box


  • Includes one cable & housing, suitable for front or rear.
  • 2mm outside diameter cables
  • 2 sizes of cable end (standard mtb end, large early mtb end)
  • Cable length: 75"
  • 6mm housing
  •  Ferrules not included
  • Brand: Weinmann Advent Ultra-Glide

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