I am having a problem with keeping my rear derailleur cables from getting gummed up and creating drag.
I just switched to the new XTR reveres rise derailleur and when it is in the biggest cog on the rear cassette the cable coming out at the end and attaches to the derailleur has quit a bend and that could be part of the problem. However when I have brand new cable housing on there it works fine.
When I replace the cable housing it will work great for about 3 or 4 rides and then even after cleaning them out and using an air compressor to blow all the crap out they still get all sticky and create drag.
I have tried a light coat of oil but then when it is dusty it just attracts all the dust when it gets wet and muddy -which is often here in the Pacific Northwest the just get all slow feeling. I have tried cleaning it out with WD40 and then blowing rubbing alcohol thru.
I have thought of going to the Avid Straight Jacket cable housing but all I could find where reviews in the Flack Jacket and Full Metal Jacket cables.
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