Clutch cable work-around-fix

Thought I would share this info I stumbled upon,when I couldn't get a clutch cable in time for my next ride.I did a search and couldn't find anything so thought I would share


> Replace the steel cable in the old sheath.


> I broke the clutch cable on my bike before a big ride and

> couldn't get a replacement in time. So I

> pulled the steel cable out from each end and left the sheath

> in place on the bike.


> Using the old cable to match to, I found a spare throttle

> cable w/ a barrel end that would fit my clutch lever &

> was a little longer than my old clutch cable. A

> bicycle cable from Walmart might work too.


> I snipped off the stop on the clutch arm end, and removed

> the steel cable from the throttle cable. I lubed it

> and inserted the steel cable thru the broken clutch

> cable's sheath. I then threaded it around

> the clutch arm and used a cable stop from Advanced Auto

> Parts to hold it tight.


> It worked fine. If you're worried it might break,

> buy a few spares.

Good luck and have fun.

I don't know if this is in the right forum or not so if not move it to where it can be better found

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