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Old 06-23-07, 08:18 PM   #1
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Shimano cogset with Campy drivetrain?

I picked up a used Campy Vento wheelset with what I thought was a Campy freehub . . .thought it would go nicely with my 10spd Veloce-equipped bike. Discovered it has a Shimano freehub!

Can I change the freehub? Can I use a Shimano 10spd cassette? Craigslist?
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Old 06-23-07, 08:46 PM   #2
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Jenson USA has the shimano changeover for that wheel but for some reason not the campy one, but they must be available. At $80 and up they're not free.
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Old 06-23-07, 09:01 PM   #3
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I'd try to find the proper freehub body for the wheels. If you can't do that, you can use one of those travel-agent-like things that converts cable-pull so you can use a Shimano cassette with Campy drivetrain. The name escapes me right now, but I'm sure someone else on this thread will think of it.
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Jtek's Shiftmates (www.jtekengineering.com) will make almost any mix of Shimano/Campy components work together very nicely. I have one on a bike with Campy 10-speed Ergo brifters and a Shimano 9-speed cassette and rear derailleur. Shifting is perfect.

One advantage you have is that Shimano 10-speed cassettes are much less expensive than Campy's so the $35 for the Shiftmate gets made up very quickly.
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you might wantto check wheels manufacturing in colorado

they have an inexpensive spacer conversion kit to use shimano freehubs with campy components...I have the 8-9 speed one, works perfect

maybe they have a 10 speed one
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Jtek's Shiftmates (www.jtekengineering.com) will make almost any mix of Shimano/Campy components work together very nicely. I have one on a bike with Campy 10-speed Ergo brifters and a Shimano 9-speed cassette and rear derailleur. Shifting is perfect.
Yup, that's what I was thinking of.
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