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    Avid Rollamajig use... anyone else using em'?

    Hey guys, I just wanted to see what everyone's opinion on the Rollamajig is.

    I just installed one on my big-bike, getting rid of the stupid loop of cable at the end. I was able to take off prolly' 8" of cable-housing length, and make it look better in the process too.

    I've noticed much faster, crisper shifts both up & down.

    Anyone else using on on a Shimano Rear D' ?

    -Matt
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    I've got one on my commuter with my Shimano XT Rapid Rise rear der. Works great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigHit-Maniac
    Hey guys, I just wanted to see what everyone's opinion on the Rollamajig is.

    I just installed one on my big-bike, getting rid of the stupid loop of cable at the end. I was able to take off prolly' 8" of cable-housing length, and make it look better in the process too.

    I've noticed much faster, crisper shifts both up & down.

    Anyone else using on on a Shimano Rear D' ?

    -Matt
    2 of the competitors model, the metal ones(forget brand name, but better built) with sealed bearings, in place of my noodles on my v-brakes. Smoother brake action. Also, my old XTR rapid rise has one standard. Helps with shifting.

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    I know what you're talking about. I forget who they're made by, but they're really high quality. Made for V-Brakes.. I know what cha mean.

    Awesome, I might have to eventually look into one. Mine's off of a different bike, so it's already seen lots of use. Before I installed it, I went through it and cleaned it out. The bearing / wheel is in great shape.. and for the extraordinarily low low price of Free 99, I can't complain.

    -Matt
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigHit-Maniac
    I know what you're talking about. I forget who they're made by, but they're really high quality. Made for V-Brakes.. I know what cha mean.

    Awesome, I might have to eventually look into one. Mine's off of a different bike, so it's already seen lots of use. Before I installed it, I went through it and cleaned it out. The bearing / wheel is in great shape.. and for the extraordinarily low low price of Free 99, I can't complain.

    -Matt
    the metal ones have the strange option of allowing you to use your old style canti brake levers on v-brakes. Changes the cable pull to match the v-brakes.

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    Cog Hog

    Cog Hog is one like the rollamajig, might have been earlier?
    I have one of those on my commuter, and a rollamajig on my tandem.
    Also have the v-brake pulley deals to use them with cantiliver levers. I think they are named "Travel Agents", and not sure of the maker.

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    Yup

    Got one and I like it. Cleans up the stupid loop and gives lighter action shifts with full housing.
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    i want one

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    Yeah, I must say the rollamajig cleaned up the rear-end of my bike quite nicely.

    I'll post pics sometime here soon.


    -Matt
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    Trek 3700 Disc HT (The son's)

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    Each of my derailleur bikes eventually had a Rollamajig installed. Sometimes underengineered cheap plastic crap just works -- this is one example!

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