Old 09-23-21, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by LV2TNDM View Post
With a tandem, you can effectively run the right cable to the left housing, send it down to the left BB cable guide, and THEN cross it to the the right cable guide under the stoker BB. Do the same, but opposite, with the left shifter cable. This creates much smoother derailleur cable/housing curves and less friction.
I'm about to try this. I take it the crossed cables don't rub against each other, or at least if they do it isn't an issue?
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