Bicycle Mechanics - question about my 70's italvega..
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11-02-09, 09:01 AM
i just purchased a set of alex rims at400 700c.i only bought for 15 bucks..i was wondering if i can swap my 27 inch rims..but im not sure if the 9spd cassette will work on my vintage..i called the shop..they said it would b a little easier to swap because my gears dont click its based on friction..not really sure what he meant by that..can someone help me pls..i really dont want a fixed gear..i like all the use of my gears...
11-02-09, 11:26 AM
If your brake shoes can be moved down 4mm in the slots then you can make this change fairly easily
11-02-09, 07:52 PM
The "click" they are talking about is index shifting. If you don't have it and don't need it don't worry about. The shifts on a nine speed will take quite a bit of getting used to because they are so close together.
11-03-09, 08:08 PM
thank you guys..
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