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Bought a carbon frame and I am just about ready to put it together. I need a rear derailleur, and I am wondering what size cage is best for cross. Long, medium or short? Chime in!

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Short, always. Medium and long are for wide ranges of gears on the front (like triples). You'll be running a closely spaced double or even a single. Mediums and longs will slap around a lot and increase your chance of dropping a chain.

 

Perfect ... Already have a short cage, so I am ready to go. Thanks

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