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Cassette hub
#1
If i have a 7 speed cassette and i want to up grade to 8/9 speed cassette will i be able to do so on the same hub, or will i have to replace the hub or just stick with the classic 7 speed cassette?
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#2
Pictures of your current cassette setup would be helpful. Mostly a picture looking straight at it from the axle, so we know what type it is. Smile
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#3
8/9 speed cassettes will not fit a 7 speed hub. They are too wide.
You are limited to staying with 7 speed unless you fit a new 8 speed hub.
Ride hard or ride home alone!
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#4
(03-02-2011, 02:51 PM)cyclerUK Wrote:  8/9 speed cassettes will not fit a 7 speed hub. They are too wide.
You are limited to staying with 7 speed unless you fit a new 8 speed hub.

Thanks that is what I figured I wanted to make sure though. Because a douche bag bike repair guy said it would fit. Thanks again
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#5
Well yes, but there are ways around it....

See: http://www.sheldonbrown.com/k7.html#897
Nigel
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#6
don't bother, unless you are into competition cycling,
more gears = more problems.
you will also need to change your shifters and rear changer and possibly your chain.
read this; http://www.jakesbikes.co.uk/content/348.php
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