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    New Rear Mech

    Hi all

    im looking to upgrade my rear mech and just need to double check what size cage ill need...
    So i have a Giant Trance X29 2, still has the stock sram x5 but thats in pieces
    im looking to upgrade to the x9 type 2 but unsure about the cage length

    spec link
    Trance X 29er 2 (2013) - Bikes | Giant Bicycles | United States

    thanks
    liam

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    When to use a Long Cage vs Short Cage Derailleur?

    If you are 3X up front you need a long cage.

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    im 2 x 10
    (11 x 36 - 24 & 38)

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    Need a long cage found a rather confusing looking sizing/chart on srams webiste also

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    What stem would u guys recommend?

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