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    7 speeds, 10 speed cogs.

    I was thinking this:

    Can I add spacers to a ten speed cassette, essentialy making it a more compact 7 speed cassette, all closer to the wheel?

    Thanks

    Alex

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    Yes.



    But......can your limit screws handle the new high gear position?
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    If you change the cog to cog spacing, you will need shifters that match the new spacing or you your indexing will be completely off. If you want to use friction shifting, then ignore this. Also, if you have 10 speed spacers in your cassette, you will need to use a 10 speed chain, wider chains will jam up between the cogs.

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    No indexing. Do I need a "ten speed" front chainring?

    Thanks for the help

    Alex

    edit: Single front chainring

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexbaker
    No indexing. Do I need a "ten speed" front chainring?

    Thanks for the help

    Alex

    edit: Single front chainring
    No, but if you have 10-speed cog spacing you should use a 10-speed chain.

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