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Looking for high-quality gear shifter cables? Need to replace your worn out brake cable? Bicycle Parts Warehouse stocks a huge range of premium bike cables at highly competitive prices.
The Importance of a Bike Brake Cable
This bicycle part is vital for smooth, efficient and safe riding. Responsible for converting the force employed by the rider to the wheel braking mechanism, brake cable allows you the ability to control your ride by slowing down safely when needed. We have the right bicycle brake cable for mountain bikes, racing bikes, BMXs, road bikes and more. Shop our range of cables today and get your bicycle back on the road or track.
What Causes Road Bike Brake Cable Failure?
There are a number of reasons why a brake cable might fail, these include:
- Unsecured cable anchorage
- Detached bike brake cable
- A bent cable housing
- Rusting and seizing up of both brake cable and housing
- Worn and damaged cables
Cables often break where they pass over a pulley or they might fray near the clamp that connects them directly to the brakes or terminal. Brake cables can also dry up and result in more difficult braking. If this happens, you can try cleaning and lubricating the cables or complete bike brake cable replacement.
It’s a good idea to check your cables regularly for wear or tear and replace them if you see any damage.
High Quality Cables Matter
Over time, cables may become stretched, frayed or damaged and ultimately require replacement.
When the time comes to replace your road bike gear cable or mountain bike brake cable, it’s worthwhile investing in high quality ones for optimal performance. They’ll be less prone to corrosion and ensure smoother and safer riding for longer. If you need to replace the brake and/or gear cables on your bike, you should also make sure you use the right tools for the job. Browse our comprehensive range online now and get free shipping across Australia when you spend over $200.
Shop Brake Cable and More Online Now
To keep your bicycle in peak condition, cables and their accessories often need to be replaced. Bicycle Parts Warehouse offers everything from BMX brake cable to road bike gear cables, and other parts and accessories including caps, brake cable ends, and cable stoppers. For expert advice on the right cables for your bike or help on how to fix bike brake cable, get in touch with our team today. As bicycle enthusiasts, we have the knowledge and expertise to recommend the brands, tools and accessories you need to ensure a smooth and safe ride. Shop all your bicycle parts with confidence today.