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PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:36 pm 
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THWANG-666 wrote:
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where the cable runs under the bb is a tuned lenght i built a 04 model a couple of years ago. are you using good quality cables?
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that's what i figured, as through the process of elimination that's what i'm left with.

let me just do a check list here.

chain is short and free of stiff links.
all suspensions linkages are tight and have no lateral movement.
used every chainset/chain/mech/cassette variable i have access too. all of which work fine on other bikes.
the rear wheel is fine axle is straight, freewheel is A OK.

the only thing i'm left with is the cable outer running under the BB being the wrong length.

someone really dropped the ball when they decided to run the rear mech cable under the BB on a full suss.


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Can you take some pictures of the cable routing? Might help


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Re route it with cable ties so its not under the bb?


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no pics currently, but i can describe it.

mech cables route along the left side of the down tube then cross under the BB and run along the underside of the drive chainstay.


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try a full run one. Cable tie it>down the down tube>onto linkage> down seatstay.


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found a pic of it pre build.

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cable stops have been marked with little red arrows.


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That looks like you would need a fair size loop.

I re phrase; down down tube> onto 'bar' under shock (parallel)>onto linkage>then down seatstay. Full run.


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i'd rather not spend more money on it to be honest (i know cable outer is hardly expensive), if i can't get it to work like it should i'll cut my losses and sell it.


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Jockey wheels?


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tried various jockeys ranging from brand new CNCd ones, to needle like used ones. same result.


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