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Full length rear derailer cable

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By armo - Posted on 22 March 2011

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.

Replaced old cable with full length XTR cable followed original path, used stick on cable guides and a bush on rocker link to keep cable away from shock body this also allows out cable to slide freely with sus movement stopping gost shifting

Fankles's picture

Not bad but there's an easier path Eye-wink

That upper guide will come loose shortly I'd suspect too bud...

Full length is the ticket though...

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I have been useing the upper guide on shock link for the last 2 years to keep cable off the shock body so far no problems, thou the i think i should have put the last guide near derailer on the inside of seat stay as my heal goes close to it and there is a scratch on the stay from a previous far after 10 dusty rides and 2 wet rides everthing working good, it took 2 rides for the cable to bed in

Fankles's picture

Hey bud... I was referring to the stick on guide on the top of the seat stay, may come loose over time. The small runner you put under the shock rocker is a neat idea. The Stock direction that the cable travels may not be the only way Eye-wink

Cheers good man...

armo's picture

Thanks for your imput,yeh i think the stick on guides on the out side of seat stay are only temp if i decide to keep that set up i will look for something that attaches to the the original guides or just drill them out. I thought about going under the bottom bracket but did not like the idea of a cable hanging under bike waiting to get hooked on something or haveing a chain come of and damageing the cable. Its woking fine at the moment and you know what they say if it aint broken leave it alone

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