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    mid or long cage for 36 cassette?

    XTR RD 980, would mid cage fit on 36 cassette or long cage?

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    What chainring setup are you running?
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    2 x 10, something like 42T max front with XTR RD shadow?

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    This thread should answer your question. You need to compare the rated capacity of the derailleur to the gear sizes you will be running.

    When to use a Long Cage vs Short Cage Derailleur?
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    Looks like long cage for my setup, 36t cassette is huge. I can probably use the mid cage but at a cost and has anyone tried it?

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