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    Ghost shifting while suspension cycles

    I am having an issue with my 2 year old X.9 ghost shifting in the rear when my suspension cycles and compresses. It's been flawless up to now. Any ideas? Time to replace it?



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    I'd look at the condition of the cable/housing and the routing first...
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    If your cables and housing are from last season it's time for new. I always run full length housing for my rear derailleur to keep the dirt out and prevent ghost shifting.
    I got some bad ideas in my head.

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    Yes yes, full length housing!

    Not sure? Afraid of commitment? Run full length from the back of the main frame to the derailleur, with just a pair of zip ties to hold everything to the shock stay. That'll be enough to convince you to go all out.
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    and I thought I was dyslexic

    Quote Originally Posted by Speedub.Nate
    Yes yes, full length housing!

    Not sure? Afraid of commitment? Run full length from the back of the main frame to the derailleur, with just a pair of zip ties to hold everything to the shock stay. That'll be enough to convince you to go all out.
    What's a shock stay?

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    If the cable is too short it will produce those unwanted shifts. Also, if it is too long, it may catch on the seatpost clamp and produce those unwanted shifts I have experienced both.

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