Bicycle Mechanics - Info on old Shimano Cassette
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09-10-11, 02:33 PM
I came across this unique Shimano cassette where the smallest cog is also the lockring and the threads are on the outside of the freehub.
What are these called? I guess it was one of those short-lived Shimano inventions?
09-10-11, 02:47 PM
It's Shimano Uniglide, which preceded Hyperglide, the current standard.
You can prolly remove the cassette body from the hub and replace it with a HG one in order to fit far superior shifting HG cogs.
09-12-11, 09:46 AM
Thanks for the helpful info.
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