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Is it economically advisable to replace cassette and chain to protect the crankset?

It seems odd that the front chainrings alone can't be replaced if this is a decent crankset. Perhaps the next step after the chainrings get worn out would be to get a crankset where you can replace ...
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Why doesn't my new SRAM XG-1295 cassette bolt turn freely?

Same problem. Unbelievably stiff out of the box for an XO cassette. On the bench it took a breaker bar and substantial force for it to move. Nothing like the sram install video. I used triflow and ...
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Which freehub do I need to work with the CS-R8000?

Unfortunately, you will probably need a new rear wheel (or at least a new rear hub). In the 2005 era, the width between the flanges were as wide as possible while still accommodating the width of an 8/...
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Can I swap a gravel wheel with 1x10 cassette for a new road wheel with 1x12?

You have 10 speeds on your cassette, so any other wheel also requires 10 speeds, no more and no less will work. If you want to convert your existing setup to completely 12 speed then you'll need a new ...
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Can I swap a gravel wheel with 1x10 cassette for a new road wheel with 1x12?

No, your derailleur/shifter is indexed for 10 speeds, not 12 (spacing between cogs is smaller in 12-speed cassettes).
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