Bicycle Mechanics - Are Sachs freewheels Shimano compatible?
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I am thinking about picking up an old Sachs 7 speed freewheel. It will be paired with an old Shimano 600 indexed shifting system.
I am just wondering if Sachs freewheel spacing is compatible with Shimano?
03-21-09, 06:25 PM
I'm almost certian 7 speed Sachs, Campy, and Shimano are interchangable.
Suntour may be a bit different, and everything is interchangable with friction shifters.
03-21-09, 06:26 PM
I used to train and race on the exact same setup you are suggesting. I even have a Fir Isidis tubular rim built up on a suntour superb pro cartridge bearing hub with a 7spd sachs freewheel on it that I am looking to get rid of. The freewheel has low mileage as the wheel has been hanging in my garage for quite a while. If interested let me know.
Thanks for clearing this up.
And Greenfieldja, I will contact you if I decide I am interested in that wheel. Thanks alot!
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