Old 01-01-18, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
In the 80's one bike design ran housing down from above, stopped on the actuating arm ,
and had the cable anchored to the frame at BB..

so housing pushed the derailleur , which moved just like if cable was pulling it down.
My '93 Trek 7000 MTB used that same cable routing/derailleur actuating system.
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