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    Shifting problem resolved

    After replacing my crankset, chain and cassette I could not get my rear derailleur dialed in. How hard could it be? I've done it a thousand times dangit! It couldn't be the shifter cable because it is a Gore sealed cable designed to be maintenance free and impervious to dirt and corrosion right? Nope. I finally got fed up and took it to the shop and the wrench showed me how the cable was basically shot. I said Dude! That is a GORE cable, that shouldn't be. He said I was suckered in to getting it and to just keep with standard cable and housing. And then I told home that I bought the cable at his shop. Lol! He said that was befor his time. Anyway, just goes to show you do not rule out anything when troubleshooting problems.
    Last edited by cooter32; 07-17-2011 at 07:08 AM.

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    I was very disappointed with the performance of my Gore cables. Glad I got rid of them! So far my Jagwires have been way better. What bike were you having trouble with?

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    I'll have to check those out. I have an RZ140. Looks like the cable housing is positioned to catch dirt.

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