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Shimano R8000 right crankset compatibility with 105-5800

You are good to go with what you are proposing. You may also need a FD-7000 (or FD-8000) front derailleur. There is a very minor difference in the FC-8000 vs. FC-5800, but it is truly minor. Both ...
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What else do I need to change if I upgrade my Sora groupset?

The current RD-5700 is a road 10 speed derailleur. Shimano road 10 speed rear derailleur's (except Tiagra RD-4700*) share the same actuation ratio as all Shimano rear derailleurs marketed as 7, 8, or ...
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PINARELLO F10 bottom bracket help

Pinarello, like many Italian manufacturers, is likely to have an Italian threaded BB, not a BSA. I can't absolutely confirm this as I don't know what year F10 you have, but if you Google, you will see ...
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PINARELLO F10 bottom bracket help

It's the most common type of threaded shell, sometimes called BSA. You'll sometimes also see it referred to as ISO (the same thing for all intents and purposes) or simply threaded. It's the threaded ...
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Upgrading Giant Roam 2 Crankset

You're on a hard-tail mountain bike - it is never going to be "fast" but can be faster. Easy or free changes: If your suspension fork has a lockout lever, activate it when conditions don't ...
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Upgrading Giant Roam 2 Crankset

There is no possible "upgrade" currently on the market (among the big brands) for the goal you want to achieve. And if there was one, you need to make sure that the frame has enough ...
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Campagnolo 12s with Shimano Cassette

The new shimano 12 speed system compatibilty rule is: 12 speed cassete can be used on 11 speed hub 12 speed freehub only accept 12 speed cassette, incompatible with 11 speed cassettes. So you can ...
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HELP with derailleur upgrade question

Here you replace it with the best nominally 9-speed Shimano mountain derailleur you can get. The XT-level RD-M772 is the usual culprit among ones that are available new. There's also a 9-speed Deore ...
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HELP with derailleur upgrade question

If you want a real upgrade, my recommendation would be to upgrade not only the derailleur, but also the cassette and shifter to have a more modern system (transmission for single chainring systems, ...
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HELP with derailleur upgrade question

You'll need any 8 speed derailleur from Shimano or another manufacturer. As a rule of thumb, the differences between road and MTB, and differnet maker's designs only start to become an issue at 10 ...
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