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I am replacing a broken Shimano RD-2200, and trying to find the right part. How do I determine compatability? The largest sprocket is 26 tooth, and the cassette is 8 speed. Will anything by Shimano for an 8 speed work? Or do I need to get more specific?

  • Generally, number of speeds and tooth range -- difference between teeth on largest cog and smallest, front + rear. – Daniel R Hicks Oct 23 '13 at 11:57
  • I'm about to do the same thing (replacing an 8 speed 2200 rear derailleur) and am looking at a bit of an upgrade - eg Tiagra or 105. These are advertised as '10 speed' or '11 speed' - is this a maximum? Presume they'll still work with an 8 speed cassette, as long as it's the right ratio. – user15927 Jan 5 '15 at 13:58
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Anything from Shimano with 8 speeds should work. The problems can only start when your cassete's biggest sprocket is too big (you are well under limit).

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You can replace RD-2200 with Claris which 8 speed and compatible with large sprockets.

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    This is technically true, but misleading since in fact any 8-speed other than Dura Ace is compatible. Also, the question is almost old enough to go to school and there are already good answers. – ojs Apr 7 at 15:26
  • The answer does also raise another question: at the time the original question was asked, was the answer still Claris? The original question was asked in 2013. Claris may have been considered a new group in 2014, so it's possible that it was just released when the original question was asked. – Weiwen Ng Apr 7 at 17:39

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