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What kind of freewheel/cassette is this?

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Asked by: Jennifer Evans

How do you tell what freewheel I have?

Quote from video: But here we have a reliable rule of thumb. Let's review it again as we spin the cogs counterclockwise a cassette stool fitting will also spend but on a freewheel.

What type of cassette freewheel does my bike I have?

To determine if a sprocket is a freewheel or cassette system, remove the rear wheel from the bike. Find the tool fitting on the sprocket set. Spin the sprockets backwards. If the fittings spin with the cogs, it is a cassette system with a freehub.

How do I know what kind of cassette I have?

Registered. The numerals indicate the number of teeth on the smallest and largest gears (cogs), so a 12-28 cassette has a 12-tooth small cog and a 28-tooth large cog. The smallest cog is your highest gear (high speeds) and the largest one is your lowest (lowest speeds).

How can you tell the difference between a cassette and a freewheel?

To identify which type you have on your bike you will need to start by removing the rear wheel from the bike. Then spin the cogs backwards by hand, if everything apart from the axle moves, then it is a cassette. If part of the block is stationary when the cogs move, then it is a freewheel.

Are freewheels interchangeable?

Sprocket Replacement and Restoration. Most multi-speed freewheels have replaceable, interchangeable sprockets. It used to be a common bike-shop service to assemble custom freewheels with any desired combination of sprocket sizes.

Do all cassettes fit all hubs?

Most cassette hubs are compatible with Shimano cassette cogs. SRAM cassettes and most Miche, IRD and SunRace cassettes use the same inter-sprocket spacing as Shimano, but at least some SRAM 10-speed cassettes do not fit aluminum-body Dura-Ace hubs.

What kind of cassette does my bike have?

Quote from video: Numbers if you've ever wandered through your local park shop you may have noticed these numbers on the little cassette boxes 1125 11 28 maybe even 1140. – numbers mean it. All comes down to gearing.

How do you know if cogs is cassette or thread type?

Quote from video: If it has a lock ring. Then. It's probably a modern cassette.

Can I replace a freewheel with a cassette?

You cannot convert a freewheel hub to cassette. You need a new rear hub. What he said. You’ll have to either get a whole new rear wheel or buy a rear hub and spokes and have them re-laced to your current rim.

What is an 11 32 cassette?

The notation you’ve noticed simply means that for one of these cassettes, the smallest sprocket has 11 teeth, the largest has 32 teeth. And the second cassette has smallest sprocket 12 teeth, largest sprocket 25 teeth. So these numbers are basically the “range” of gears covered by a cassette.

What is an 11 28 cassette?

Standard Setup. Currently, the most common gearing setup on new road bikes is a 50/34 chainset with an 11-28 cassette. This means that the big and small chainring have 50 and 34 teeth, respectively, and the cassette’s smallest cog has 11 teeth and its largest cog has 28 teeth.

Is 11/32 cassette Good for hills?

For hill climbing and mountainous terrain, we recommend a road cassette such as the 11-32T SRAM Red 22 XG1190 11 Speed Cassette (A2), or the 11-34T Shimano Ultegra R8000 11 Speed Cassette.

Are 6 and 7 speed freewheels interchangeable?

If your bike currently has a regular-spaced 6-speed freewheel, you can generally upgrade to 7-speed with little trouble. Since the sprockets are closer together on a 7-speed freewheel, the overall width is only very slightly wider than a regular-spaced 6-speed.

Can any freehub fit any wheel?

freehub standard accepts only XD cassettes. There are 10, 11 and 12 speed cassette versions (same XD freehub body). Many wheel and hub manufacturers make XD compatible freehub bodies that can be screwed onto the hub instead of the old Shimano compatible freehub.

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Can I replace a freewheel with a cassette?

You cannot convert a freewheel hub to cassette. You need a new rear hub. What he said. You’ll have to either get a whole new rear wheel or buy a rear hub and spokes and have them re-laced to your current rim.

What is the difference between a freehub and a freewheel?

The term “freewheel” refers to the whole gear cluster with the coasting mechanism inside. The freewheel is screwed onto a set of threads on the right-hand side of the wheel’s hub. On a freehub system, the coasting mechanism is a sub-assembly of the wheel’s hub.

How do I know what SRAM cassette I have?

The model number for SRAM cassette sprockets is very simple: “Type – (hyphen) gearshift + grade”.

What is HG freehub?

HG (Hyper-Glide) HG, short for ‘HyperGlide’, is the most common and traditional freehub body design available. Created by Shimano, it is the standard used for cassettes that have at least an 11-tooth cog as the smallest cog on the cassette. HG Specific cassettes are available in 8,9,10, and 11speed options.

What is the difference between HG and XD?

An XD freehub body is physically different from an HG body, but the design is actually based on one, so it’s very common to be able to buy an XD body that’ll fit on a hub that came with an HG body.

Is Microspline the same as HG?

The Micro Spline freehub body is slightly shorter than an HG freehub. This allows the smallest cog to be positioned outboard of the freehub body. The 10t cog actually sits inside the 12t cog and is held in place with a series of splines that match up with grooves in the 12t cog.