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Upgrading Joytech hub from 8 speed to 10 speed

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Asked by: Jennifer Bourque

Can I convert my 8-speed bike to 10 speed?

Converting an 8-Speed Wheel to a 10-Speed Wheel

Therefore, it is possible to convert an 8-speed wheel to a 10-speed wheel by adjusting the height with a commercially available Shimano 1.0mm low spacer on the low side.

Can I put a 10 speed cassette on an 8-speed hub?

Condensed Answer: Shimano and SRAM 10-speed cassettes can be installed on 8-speed hubs because 8,9 and 10-speed cassettes have similar widths.

Can I put an 11 speed cassette on an 8-speed hub?

An 11-speed road cassette cannot be installed on an 8-speed hub. The hub is too narrow and creates rubbing between the chain and the spokes when riding in the smallest gear.

Can you put a 9 speed cassette on a 8-speed hub?

Yes. 8 and 9 speed cassettes are interchangeable.

How do I change my 8 speed to 11 speed?

Quote from video: Group set. So if you wanted to convert your 8 speed to 11 speed. Then what you need to do is remove your cassette. Start with do is take off the 8 speed. And then what you'll notice is there's a

Can I fit a 10 speed cassette on a 9 speed hub?

You can put a new 10 or 11 speed cassette on any of the older 9 speed hubs. So, regardless of brand, feel free to buy your wheels a nicely upgraded new steed.

Are freehub bodies interchangeable?

Most Shimano Freehub bodies are interchangeable.

Do all cassettes fit all hubs?

Both 6 and 7-speed HG cassettes are narrower in width and therefore can be installed on any of the above HG freehub bodies with the addition of a 4.5 mm spacer behind the cassette. However, newer 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12-speed cassettes cannot be fitted to old and narrower 7-speed freehub bodies.

Can I put a 7 speed cassette on a 8 speed hub?

Quote from video: But there's a wrinkle in installing a seven speaka set on a hub design for an eight or nine speed cassette.

Can you fit a 10 speed cassette on a 11 speed hub?

This little cassette spacer is the answer for the question of what do I need to run a 10 speed cassette on an 11 speed freehub body. Simply insert this onto the free hub body, then the 10 speed cassette, tighten down the lock nut, and you’re good to go.

Can a 11 speed cassette fit on a 9 speed hub?

An 11-speed cassette will fit on a 9-speed hub only when the hub is wide enough. Luckily, 8,9,10 and 11-speed mountain bike hubs have the same spacing, and one can therefore use an 11-speed cassette on all of them.

Will a 12 speed cassette fit on a 11 speed hub?

The 12-speed cassette is designed to be backwards compatible with the existing 11-speed road freehub, while the 12 speed-specific freehub (available on Dura Ace hubs currently) can’t be used with the 11-speed parts. Sram HG-style cassettes are largely the same spacing as Shimano, with the 10 speed exception.

How do I change my 8 speed to 9 speed?

Doing an 8 to 9 speed conversion can be done 2 ways. The correct way is to replace the front derailler, cassette, chain, chain rings and the shifters. This can be rather expensive, but it will give better shifting than doing it the other way. The “other way” is just to buy shifters, chain and a cassette.

Are 10 and 11 speed cassettes the same width?

11 speeds. Sprocket width is the same as for 10 speeds, so 10 speed sprockets can be used, provided that 11 speed spacers are used. Sprockets are 1.6 mm thick, spaced at 3.74 mm (road), or 3.9 mm (MTB).

Will my hub fit 11 speed?

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Can a 9 speed be converted to 11 speed?

A road bike can be converted from 9 to 11 speeds by using mixed (MTB+road) components too. By going this route, one can avoid replacing the hub because MTB cassettes have larger cogs that clear the spokes and do not necessitate a new, wider hub. The needed parts will be: 11-speed MTB cassette.

What does an 8 speed bike mean?

In a Hub Gear system, the gears are enclosed within the bicycle’s rear hub. When “3 Speed” or “8 Speed” is mentioned in relation to a hub gear, it means that the hub has 3 (or 8) distinct gear ratios.

Is 7 gears enough on a bike?

The 7-speed is adequate for most riders, which is why many people choose the slower option. Because there are fewer gears and the bike’s build is less complicated, 7-speed cycles tend to be cheaper than 21-speed options. However, before deciding on the more affordable model, consider your riding style.

Which gear makes riding uphill easier?

Low Gear

Low Gear = Easy = Good for Climbing: The “low” gear on your bike is the smallest chain ring in the front and the largest cog on your cassette (rear gears). In this position, the pedaling will be the easiest and you’ll be able to pedal uphill with the smallest amount of resistance.

Is 7 speed enough for hills?

The 7 speed will be good for rolling hills that are not too steep and long, if you are recovering from an accident or want a decent exercise going up hills, 7 speed will be great.