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Derailleur hanger length???

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by kellyn7, Oct 28, 2005.

  1. kellyn7

    kellyn7 Monkey

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    I'm upgrading my drivetrain on my demo8 with a Sram x.9 rear derailleur but I'm wondering what cage length I should run. I plan on running a 38t chainring up front with a Sram 9spd 12-26 cassette in back. Any other drivetrain recommondations will be appreciated.
     

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  2. Jm_

    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    Depends on how much chainstretch your bike has.
     
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    zahgurim Underwater monkey

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    I run a super short roady(less than 50mm) cage on my 9" DH with no probs whatsoever. I'm also running an 11-32 cassette, which is a much larger range than your 12-26.

    Since you're running a single ring up front, you should be able to run a short cage no prob.
     
  4. seismic

    seismic Turbo Monkey

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    I will second the Super Short cage Road der.