11667Re: [rootsradicals] Shift cable length
- May 5, 2010On 5/5/10, Bob Matter <rjmatter@...> wrote:
> Are ordinary-length MTB rear derailleur shift cables ( e.g.I didn't need a special cable for the rear derailleur on my Big Dummy.
> http://tinyurl.com/26ro885 ) long enough for an Xtracycle, or do I
> need to seek out extra-long cables (like for a tandem) if such things
As I recall, I didn't need to cut the housing or the cable, putting it
right at the end of it's reach. Here's a link to the set I ordered.
They're a little pricey, but they have 2400 hard-earned miles on them
a show no signs of fatigue.
I'd use a string and measure to be sure you have enough length to
properly route the cable on your frame.
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