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Old 04-18-08, 05:34 AM
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Long or Short Cage Derailleur?

Hey, I have a Kona Scrap '06, it currently has a Shimano Alivio rear derailleur but doesn't select certain gears and skips a bit so I'm thinking of upgrading to an XT shadow. Only problem is I don't know whether I need short, medium or long cage. I'm running a single ring Truvativ Hussefelt crankset, and I don't know what the cassette is but apparently the bike has a Shimano CS-HG30 11-32 8 speed freewheel.
Anyone know which I need?
Thanks for any help
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Old 04-18-08, 09:49 AM
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If you're doing a single up front, definitely go with a short cage.
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