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    Broken Derailleur

    Whats up everyone. I broke my rear derailleur on Tuesday and was got a use X9 long cage. It's replacing a XO medium. What's the up and down of both....Should I stick with a Medium? Any info will help. Thanks.

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    How many rings do you have up front?

    A longer cage is usually to accommodate a wider range of gears. A shorter cage gives less chain slap, and is harder to catch on stuff. I basically use a short cage for one ring, and a Med cage for a 2 ring set up, I have no use for a long cage.

    That said if the long works... it works!

    Welcome to the forum! This post might be more relevant in the Drivetrain forum, it's your first post, so you're forgiven.

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