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    Bontrager Race Lite Wheels and Ultegra 12-25 10 speed cassette

    Do I need to put the small metal spacer behind the cassette when using this combination?
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    Yes. The spacer is to account for the fact that a 10-speed cassette is slightly narrower than 8- and 9-speed. There are very few 10-speed only hubs that would not require the spacer.
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    Hmmm, I seem to be missing that piece then. Any idea where I could turn one up?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plainsman View Post
    Hmmm, I seem to be missing that piece then. Any idea where I could turn one up?
    Your local bike shop possibly?

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    It should have come with the cassette. It's very thin.
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    Look behind the largest cog of your cassette. The spacer is there when the cassette is packaged and it's easy to miss. It is both very thin and has a small OD.

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    Thanks. I looked, but no luck. Thankfully the mechanic at my LBS is a cool guy and said he would give me a spare. I appreciate the help.
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