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When is it time to replace the gear cables on your bike
You should consider replacing the gear cable on your bicycle if you notice any of the following:
- Difficulty shifting gears: If you are having trouble shifting gears smoothly, it could be due to a worn-out gear cable.
- Sluggish shifting: If the shifting feels slow or sluggish, it could be due to a frayed or corroded gear cable.
- Visible wear and tear: If the gear cable appears frayed, rusted, or damaged in any way, it’s time to replace it.
- Squeaking or rubbing sounds: If you hear squeaking or rubbing sounds when shifting gears, it could be due to a worn-out gear cable rubbing against the bike frame or other components.
- Cable stretch: Over time, gear cables can stretch, which can lead to difficulty shifting gears. If you notice that the cable has stretched significantly, it may be time to replace it.
It’s a good idea to regularly inspect your gear cables for wear and tear and replace them as needed to ensure smooth and reliable gear shifting.