Medium or long cageHome › Forum › Bike Forum › Medium or long cageOverviewBike ForumChat ForumFor SaleWantedForum HelpClassified RulesViewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total)Medium or long cage jsyncSubscriberHi,I plan to run 24/38 with a 36/11, do I need a medium or long cage XT mech?TIAKev Posted 3 years ago tmb467SubscriberLong cage according to shimano but you’ll probably get away with medium if you’re carefulIt’s a 39t spread so get chain length ok in big/big and don’t go small/small for maximum security Posted 3 years ago tmb467SubscriberMeant to post this tooAdvice Posted 3 years ago jsyncSubscriberThanks for the link above, sounds like 39T on a 150mm FS will be too much for a medium, will go long to be on the safe side.Thanks, Posted 3 years ago tangMemberI run a medium no probs on a 26/38 11-36 Posted 3 years ago jsyncSubscriberTang,Do you think that 24/38 with a 36/11 would be ok? 2 more teeth…Thanks Posted 3 years ago TwinMemberI run 24/38 with 36/11 on a medium cage mech. No problems ever. Posted 3 years ago jsyncSubscriberIs that using all cog combinations? Posted 3 years ago Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total)The topic ‘Medium or long cage’ is closed to new replies.