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Bicycle cassette (rear chainrings) standards

Bicycle cassette standards - uniglide, hyperlide, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 speeds, XD...

Updated: 30/03/2020. This post will explain bicycle rear chainrings standards. Since in cycling literature a term “sprocket” is used to refer to rear chainrings, that term will be used in the remainder of this post (and most other on this site). In cycling terminology, term “chainring” usually refers to front chainrings only. Contents:1. Introduction2. Sprocket … Read more Bicycle cassette (rear chainrings) standards

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Compatibility [02] Cassettes

Compatibility of bicycle cassettes (rear sprockets) - which shifters and derailleurs can they be combined with

Updated: 16/11/2018. Related article: Speeds – rear sprockets. This post will explain bicycle cassette compatibility i.e. what cassettes can be mixed with which rear shifters/derailleurs. For compatibility with various chains, see: Chain compatibility post. Overview of compatibility and possible combinations will be given according to the number of sprockets. From old 6 sprocket standard, to the newest … Read more Compatibility [02] Cassettes

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Speeds – rear sprockets

Bicycle speeds - rear sprockets

Updated: 16/11/2018. This post gives a short overview of “bicycle speeds” in terms of rear sprocket (chainring) count. A series of articles explaining which sprockets can be matched with which derailleurs and shifters can be found here: Bicycle parts compatibility. For more details on cassette standards, read: Bicycle cassette (rear chainring) standards.   Bicycle rear sprockets … Read more Speeds – rear sprockets

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Rear bicycle hub

Bicycle wheel rear hub - types, standards, dimensions (width), freehub vs freewheel...

Updated: 18/11/2018. This post explains basic things about bicycle rear hubs, i.e. rear bicycle wheel hubs.   1. Rear hub role Rear bicycle hub has one main role, that is allowing the wheel to turn freely, while keeping it attached to the frame at the same time. Also, unlike the front hub, the rear hub … Read more Rear bicycle hub