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What components of the drive train are cross compatible between casette number of rings(10 / 11 speed)?

I have an old 10 speed road bike fitted with (Mostly) Shimano 105 groupset drivetrain. I'm looking to replace a few parts and I noticed that 10 speed 105 and Ultegra parts are not so easy to find, ...
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Shimano SM RT800 rotors on BR-RX400 brakes

I just want to make sure that I can put the Ultegra ice-tech 160mm rotors on my gravel bike that currently has BR-RX400 brakes and SM-RT70 CL rotors. On Shimano website https://productinfo.shimano.com/...
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Compatible front derailleur FD 4403 to FD 4503

Can I replace an FD 4403 3x9 with a FD 4503 3x9?
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E-Bike conversion kit battery compatibility question

I'm a pretty good home mechanic, but very new to the e-bike world. I bought a conversion kit off eBay recently without really doing my homework beforehand. The battery pack it came with doesn't ...
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Can I put a I fox 40 on 2018 Commencal Supreme SX?

I recently bought a Commencal supreme SX, which came with a double crown fork. The bike was a really good deal and I had never had a dh bike. This was one of my only selections, so let me know if I ...
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Can I use a campy (Campagnolo) 11 speed chain on a Sram Force 22 drivetrain?

After reading this article about “finding the best bicycle chain”. The article goes through factors like chain endurance and power transfer efficiency. After reading the article I see that the ...
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Shimano Tiagra 10 speed drive chain parts compatibility issues [closed]

I was working on a 10 speed bike yesterday. It needed a new drivechain, so having purchased a Shimano Tiara CS-HG500 11-32T cassette and a SRAM PC1051 10 Speed chain, I tried to set up accurate rear ...
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Can I change my large chainring without changing the entire crank

I am running a 2x10 Deore M4100 set up on my current bike. My crankset is 36/26 T and my cassette is 11-42T. I want to make this bike faster, and I want to know if I can just replace the upper ...
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Shimano LinkGlide (durable range) cassette/chain compatibility with non-LinkGlide derailleur

I've seen that the Shimano LinkGlide range starts to be available in shops. LinkGlide is a new sub-range (flat handle bar, Deore and XT) that emphasizes on durability, meant for e-bikes and commuters. ...
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Is it possible to swap between CS-R7000 and CS-R8000 cassettes on Trek Émonda SL 5 Disc 2022?

I have new Trek Émonda SL 5 Disc 2022 size 58 which comes with Shimano 105 Groupset and CS-R7000 11-30T cassette. https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road-bikes/%C3%A9monda/...
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Replacing rear derailleur and shifters when upgrading from 3x7 to 3x9 drivetrain

I am considering upgrading my old trekking bike from a 3x7 to a 3x9 drivetrain. The bike is currently equipped with a 26/36/46 Shimano Exage FC-M320 which I intend to keep due to its wide sprocket ...
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Can I use BSA bottom bracket's plastic spacer as a cassette spacer?

I need to install a 7-speed cassette on a Hyperglide freehub. This cassette is narrower than the freehub's spline height (meant to accommodate 9 and 10-speed cassettes). I also bought an additional ...
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Campy N3W freehub body

I have a pretty good idea that Campagnolo's new freehub body standard they term "N3W" is only compatible with Campy cassettes 10-13 speed. It can also fit 9, 10 & 11 tooth small cogs. ...
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Chainring spacing of cranksets universal?

My understanding is that 7/8/9/10 chainring spacing is the same. I have a Shimano Claris double/2x8-speed that I want to upgrade to a triple front, but using a 10-speed crank. I’ve acquired a Shimano ...
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3x7 Shimano/SRAM compatibility

I am trying to refurbish an old trekking bike from the early/mid 1990s. Current components of 3x7 drivetrain are as follows: crank: Shimano Exage FC-M320 46-36-26 chain: unknown cassette: 7-speed 28-...
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Shimano GRX Hydraulic Disc Sub Brake Levers with 105 groupset

The GRX groupsets seem to be compatible with common road groupsets (Tiagra, 105, Ultegra) which was also pointed out in this answer. Furthermore, a brief news article by Shimano states that the brake ...
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Ultegra 6600 compatible chainrings

I am looking to replace the chainrings on my bike, which has 10-speed Ultegra 6600 double (it's the "ice grey" SL version, so I think technically it's 6601-G). Amazingly, there are still ...
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105 11-speed Crankset & Brake Caliper Compatibility w/ 2400 Claris Groupset

I have a 2016 Bianchi Via Nirone 7 with a 2400 2x8 Claris groupset. A buddy of mine is "upgrading" in stages and is letting go of his 105 components at a VERY reasonable price. Great timing ...
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Replacing a mismatched Tiagra FD-4503 front derailleur [duplicate]

Note: I butchered the specs in a previous post, so I recreated the question. I haven't found great information on how to replace this derailleur, and I need to figure out what'll be compatible. I had ...
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Replacing a Tiagra FD-4503 front derailleur

Note: Wrong parts were listed originally as Alivio FD-M4000-DS6. Apologies. The broken derailleur was not replaced with the crankset a few years back. I haven't found great information on how to ...
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Can I use a 10 speed Campagnolo Crankset with a 10 speed Shimano drivetrain and chain?

I'm looking at rebuilding an older Cervelo R3 which had a Campy Record setup. Most of the gear is pretty old now and probably needs replacing, and I have a set of race wheels which are set up for ...
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Dropper Seat Post Compatibility - Kona Mahuna 2021

I have a medium Kona Mahuna 2021 (Seat tube length 420mm and seat post diameter 31.6mm) which I would like to fit a dropper post on. The bike is 'dropper ready' with internal routing. I've never had a ...
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Utilization of R8000 Ultegra 50/34 chainset on gravel frame with rear spacing of 142mm

I have an Ultegra 11 speed mech kit, R8000, with 50/34 chain-set mated to a 68mm BSA Kogel BB on a Strong TI frame. I'd like to use this kit on a new build; an all roads, or "gravel" if you ...
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Can I use an apex 1 crankset with a shimano mtb casette?

I'm building a mullet 1x11 gravel bike with ultegra shifters, slx rear derailleur and 11 speed 11-46t cassette and am now looking for a oneby crankset. The bike will be used in pretty flat terrain ...
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Can I use 3x sti on 2x crankset?

So my friend is going to upgrade his bike and he's giving his sti for free (Shimano Sora R3030 3x9 sti). My question is if I can use it on my 2x crankset. Will my chaib fall off if I accidentally ...
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Shimano tourney 3x fd with 9speed cogs

I'm planning to upgrade my rear cogs and Rd with a 9 speed Sora and I want to retain my 3x setup. I already found the r3030 which is 3x9 Sora shifter. My main concern is if the Tourney 3x FD ...
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Repairing the rear drivetrain of an old road bike (issues with 7 speed)

My 7-speed freewheel (13-21t) needs replacing as it is very worn, yet it won't come off the wheel (it's stuck, the bike shop could not get it off). Since the rear wheel is old, for tubular tyres, and ...
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Shimano Cassette Size Change

I recently purchased a wahoo kickr core and I picked up a Shimano Tiagra CS-HG500 11-32t cassette to put on it. Currently I am running an CS-HG500 11-34t cassette and GRX400 setup. Shimano's website ...
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SRAM Force eTap AXS 2x12 compatible with Shimano 11-speed crankset and Shimano rim brakes?

I wish to upgrade my bike with the "SRAM Force eTap AXS 2x12 Upgrade Set"; this set would include the derailleurs and levers. The thing is, my current Shimano Ultegra 11-speed crankset (FC-...
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Road tyres and tubes for a mountain bike

A few years ago, I was given a very cheap dual-suspension 18 speed disc-braked mountain bike. Neither the giver nor I were very knowlegeable about bikes. I use it primarily for riding on the road, ...
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GRX 815 STIs with XT 8120 4-piston caliper?

I want to use the XT 8120 4-piston caliper to my GRX 815 STIs to increase my braking power. After researching, I still haven't found a definite answer. I've also looked into the Hope RX4+ 4-piston ...
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FD interchangeability between Shimano 105 and Claris

I would like to ask if I can change my FD into a Shimano 105 and my crank will then be Shimano Claris? Will there be any problem with it? I was supposed to buy a 105 crank but then my FD broke, so I ...
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Using 9 speed Shimano road shifters with 10 speed rear derailleur

I am moving my 9 speed Tiagra brifters over to a new frame and need to purchase a new cassette and RD. Can I run, say, a 105 rd-5701 10 speed on the rear with a 10 speed cassette and get all 10 cogs? ...
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is Shimano GRX ST-RX810-R 11 speed shifter compatible with Shimano XT M8000 Shadow+ Rear Derailleur - 11 Speed - Medium Cage GS

is grx ST-RX810-R rear shifter compatible with xt rear derailleur, Shimano XT M8000 Shadow+ Rear Derailleur - 11 Speed - Medium Cage GS
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Cant find 1.90 inch tyres [duplicate]

I've bought a second hand bike recently but the back tyre is bald but I can't find the correct size tyre for the back wheel, I've tried everywhere, so my question is: Can I fit a 1.95 in tyre on my 1....
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Can I replace a broken Alivio M410 8speed rear derailleur with Acera T3000 9speed?

Damage to a bike resulted in a broken hanger and a damaged derailleur. I can't get hold of a like-for-like replacement derailleur (Alivio M410). Have seen others state that a 9speed derailleur will ...
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Campy cranks and pedals compatibility

I have a campy Super Record crank set from around the 1970’s stamped with 9/16x20F and campy pedals stamped with 9/16x20, but am met with lots of resistance when I try to install them. The cranks came ...
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Cassette lock ring compatibility

Currently I’m using a 36-11t H092 microshift cassette. If I were to purchase shimano hg400, will my fr5.2 tool be able to use it on this lockring?
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Using a mountain bike rear derailleur with road bike shifters

I am in the market for a new rear derailleur and was interested to find out if it is possible to use a mtb derailleur with road bike shifters and cassette and chain? Would it work without fault? Does ...
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Shimano Dura Ace 12 speed to 11 speed Di2 shifter compatibility

Let's say I have a 9170 Di2 11 speed group and want to update to 9200 12 speed keeping what I can. That means a new RD, battery and wires are a must. Shimano claims the old 11 speed Di2 time trial ...
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Shave 1.85mm off to get an 11s road cassette onto a 10s hub

Does anyone have experience removing material to get an 11s road cassette onto a 10s hub? As per the hub standards, the difference between the width of a 10s and 11s freehub body is 1.85mm. The back ...
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Upgrade path to use Stages Cycling power meter on Octalink

I've recently bought a used Scott Speedster 40, I would like to add a Stages Cycling power meter left crank arm (the 105 or ultegra with hollowtech II) to this, since the more data the better :) The ...
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Can I fit Shimano grx lever with deore xt rear derailleur?

I have a regular gravel equipped with Shimano GRX groupset using 1x crankset. This configuration allows me to have maximum (or maybe a minimum) a 40t crankset and 11/42t on the rear but I would like ...
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Is it possible to use imperial-sized steel coil with metric-sized shock?

I am looking to build a full-suspension bicycle with coil rear shock. Currently I am considering using a DVO Jade shock with 55 mm of stroke. The shock is sold without a steel coil, which has to be ...
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Chain and Freewheel compatibility with a narrow wide chainring

I wanted a smaller tooth chainring for an older road bike. I bought a new crankset with a single 34T chainring. The old chain doesn't work because the new chainring is a narrow wide configuration. I'm ...
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Can I go from MTB shifters to road shifters?

I am kinda a newbie, so excuse my terrible vocabulary. So I was thinking about getting a 1995 Trek 720 Multi-Track and switching out the bars for some road bars and new road shifters. Although, after ...
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Use Shimano 105 R7000 shifters for Disc brakes

I have 2 spare R7000 shifters which I used on my rim brake equipped road bike. I've upgraded to Ultegra some time ago. I also have a Tiagra gravel bike with mechanical disc brakes that uses Tiagra ...
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Fitting a front hub, 15mm through axle and 95mm width, to a 100mm fork

I've got a front hub, Crank Brothers Cobalt 1, with a 15mm through axle. I'm trying to fit it on my 100x15mm fork. Other 100mm wide wheels fit no problem. But for some reason the front hub on my Crank ...
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Compatibility question, upgrading 8sp to 9/10 sp (24sp to 27/30sp) MTB/Trekking bike

I need some advise on compatibility between the components my bicycle already has and the ones I want to upgrade to. My current cassette and chain are worn out so I will have to replace them. I need a ...
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Which cartridge bottom bracked to replace cup and cone bottom bracket?

I'm into a bit of historical research. I have a 1986 Panasonic DX-3000 bike with a loose bottom bracket. I haven't opened it up yet (I'll be ordering the required tools for the job while ordering the ...
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