cable cutter

Cable cutters are an integral part of any bike mechanics tool box.  You know this if you have ever tried to cut a brake or shifter cable with out a proper cable cutter.  Also works good for trimming cable housing.  

 

 

cable cutter Tutorials

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Routing Internal Cable Housing for Aero Road Bars

How to route cable housing for aero road bars:

Bend Cable With Needle Nose Pliers

Start by cutting housing long and using a pair of needle nose pliers to...

Type: Repair Tutorial
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Installing Campagnolo Ergopower Integrated Brake/Gear Levers

Installing Integrated Brake/Gear Levers:

To begin, peel back the brake hood. Slide a lever on to the handlebar into position and tighten with a 5mm allen wrench. Positioning should look...

Company: Campagnolo
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Install and Adjust SRAM Road Derailleurs

Required told: 5 mm hex, torque wrench, phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver, derailleur alignment tool, cable cutters, and needle nose pliers.

It is important to note that Sram...

Company: SRAM
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Installing and Adjusting Sram Red DoubleTap Shifters

This video will show you how to install and adjust Sram DoubleTap Shifters.

You will need the following tools and supplies: a 2.5 & 5 mm hex wrenches, a torque wrench, a pair of cable...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Replace Internally Routed Cables on a Bike

Do you have any tips on how to replace internally routed cables? I always dread changing mine.

Nearly every mechanic has cursed the widespread adoption of internally routed cables for the...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Replacing Bike Brake Cables How To

Most bicyclers are quite familiar with changing their brake pads as they're one of the first things that start to go after excessive riding. Over the course of a life though, having to swap out...

Company: Shimano
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How To Fix a Frayed Bike Brake Cable

frayed cables don't bring a lot to the table

As we've shown in our other tutorials, cutting and replacing the brake cable system on your bike isn't that hard of...

Company: Shimano
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Install and Mount Wired Cycling Computer

We're going to go over how to install a basic wired bicycle computer. All you'll need is a third hand cable tightener and a pair of cutters. This particular computer users rubber...

Company: Bontrager
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Cut, Trim, & Lubricate Brake and Shift Housing and Cables

Your brake and shift cables connect you to your brakes and derailleurs, and are what you use to tell you brakes and derailleurs what you want them to do. Most cables are open to...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Cut and Resize Shimano Disc Brake Hose

Today, we are going to be cutting the hose. As you can see I installed this hose and it's huge. You can do this off the bike or on the bike, however you like. I do it on, because I...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Fix a Stuck Shifter (Shimano)

Unless you ride a fixie bike or have no need to get out of 2nd gear the odds are you're probably going to need your shifters at some point. Since the shifters get used so often and have so many...

Part shifters
Company: Shimano
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Adjust Shimano STI Shifters

“STI” stands for “Shimano Total Integration” and it refers to the fact that the gear shifter and the brakes can be accessed in the same lever.

How it works is that the lever is a vertical...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to String Brake Cables

Stringing brake cables is pretty straightforward.

You’ll need:

  • Allen wrench
  • Cable cutters
  • Brake housing
  • Brake cable
  • Ferrule
  • Cable...
    Company: Truvativ
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How to String or Replace Derailleur Cables

    After a while, your cables will need a little work. If you live by the ocean, have wet weather or ride through mud, you’re going to have humidity issues and possible rusting going on. And in order...

    Company: Park
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How To Fix a Mountain Bike Rear Derailleur

    How To Adjust a Mountain Bike Rear Derailleur

    Whether you mountain bike down edgy rock gardens or...

    Company: Maxxis
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    Build a Bicycle Wheel: Spoke Cutting with Hozan Spoke Threader

    For the 32 hole rear wheel you will need 18 spokes of a certain size for the drive side and 18 spokes of a certain size for the non-drive side.  To get these spokes you can either...

    Part Spokes wheels
    Type: Repair Tutorial

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