Gore RideOn cables review

Gore RideOn cables
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Innovative, top-end cable set that's worth the outlay if you're riding a bike in foul conditions regularly

Reasons to buy
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    Gore-Tex coated

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    Sealed

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    Protects against corrosion

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    Reduces friction

Reasons to avoid
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    Outers look a little dated

Gore RideOn inner cables are Gore-Tex coated, within a sealed liner from end to end.

The Gore-Tex protects the cable from corrosion and significantly reduces drag, improving function. They’re expensive, but experience suggests they’ll outlast standard cables by miles. Fitting is a breeze but 6mm gear outer casing looks dated.

Gore RideOn cables were spotted on the Cannondale CX9 of multiple Three Peaks winner Rob Jebb during the cross season, and cyclo-cross is where these cables really come into their own.