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Any Perf. Degradation w/Med or Long Cages?(2 posts)

Any Perf. Degradation w/Med or Long Cages?merckxman
Oct 16, 2002 1:32 PM
Is there any performance degradation between using a standard cage when you go to either a medium or long cage (and possibly longer chain)when accomodating a cluster with bigger low gears (like going to a 29 in a Campy 10 speed; medium cage recommended)for like gears?
not in my experience...merckx56
Oct 17, 2002 10:34 AM
I rode a XT long cage rear der with ultegra shifters on an old 'cross bike and it shifted perfectly everytime. I'd think that campy would shift just as well given that the stuff is actually designed to go together.