Can my hub take an 11 speed cassette?


Can my hub take an 11 speed cassette?

To upgrade a bicycle to an 11-speed components group requires your existing rear wheel to accept the 11-speed cassette. If it won’t, you’ll need to build a new wheel on an 11-speed hub or buy a new 11-speed rear wheel.

Are 10 and 11 speed hubs the same?

For nearly 20 years, the same Shimano-compatible rear wheel could utilize most any Shimano-standard 8, 9, or 10-speed cassette. However, recently, Shimano introduced 11-speed drivetrains. And, while these components work well, the new 11-speed cassettes won’t fit on these older 8/9/10-speed rear wheels.

Do 11 speed cassettes fit on 9 speed hubs?

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.

Can I put a 11 speed cassette on a 12 speed hub?

Yes you can run a 9/10/11 & 12 speed cassette on a shimano free hub, a Sunrace 12 speed will fit.

Can I change my 8 speed to a 11 speed?

Converting an 8-speed wheel to 11-speed You will have to buy a new 11-speed wheel and replace the entire wheel. On the other hand, if your current wheel is an 11-speed wheel, you can change to 11-speed by removing the low spacer from the low side of the 8-speed sprocket and installing an 11-speed sprocket.

Is freehub 11 speed compatible?

Since 11 speed mountain cassettes fit on 8-10 speed freehubs, this HG road freehub is intended for road 11 speed AND 12 speed cassettes. You can, however, run an 8, 9 or 11 speed mountain cassette on these with a 1.85mm spacer.

What hub do I need for 11 speed?

In the MTB world a regular (non XD) 11 speed cassette will fit on a 8-9-10 speed freehub body. 11 speed road cassettes require a slightly wider 11 speed specific freehub body. But, if you have a spare 2,5 minutes put on your 11 speed cassette and you’ll see.

Do SunRace cassettes fit Shimano 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.

Can I put an 11 speed cassette on a 9 speed hub MTB?

Can you put an 11-speed MTB cassette on a 10-speed freehub?

Can you put an 11-speed MTB cassette on a 10-speed freehub? Yes, you can. All mountain bike cassettes are made to fit standard HG freehub. 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12-speed cassettes for Shimano splined freehubs. Unless you have some older cassette that is using a road bike standard which requires bigger freehub for 11-speed adaptation.

How to choose the best mountain bike hubs?

Best mountain bike hubs. 1 1. Bearings. Depending on the brand of hubs you go for, they will either feature cup and cone angular contact bearings, or sealed cartridge bearings. 2 2. Materials. 3 3. Rotor mount. 4 4. Axle and spacing. 5 5. Freehub.

Is there a 12-speed cassette for Shimano splined freehub?

For example, Sram offers a 12-speed cassette for Shimano splined freehub as well. SRAM PG-1230 NX Eagle 12-Speed Cassette Black, 11-50t is a perfect solution if you want an easy switch to 1×12 without changing to XD Driver or Microspline freehub from Shimano. Older 7-speed freehubs are smaller than these 8, 9, 10, 11-speed freehubs.

What size axle does a saint hub have?

The Saint hubs get a one-piece axle which not only shaves weight but also increases strength. The front hub takes a 20x110mm thru-axle to ensure no steering input is lost to deflection and the rear hub comes in a 150mm super-boost spacing.