2011 S-works Tarmac SL3 Red, 2009 Fuji SLM 2.0 XT, 1986 Lotus Grand Prix Luxe Dura-Ace, 2012 Blue Norcross, Torelli Tipo Uno, Giant Anthem X2
7 to 9 speed
I have the '09 XT drivetrain, DT swiss front wheel, Fox fork.. might as well make it 9 speed, right? It's a complete frankenbike specialized hardrock from 1999. Fun stuff. Anyway, can I just put a new 9 speed cassette body on the same rear wheel? How much would the drop outs need to be spread? It's steel so I figure it doesn't matter.
Last edited by mzeffex; 10-04-09 at 09:33 PM.
Originally Posted by rjones28
Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
You can swap freehubs like Svr wrote, but you may have an issue with the proper fit for the right cone and dust shield. I usually buy a hub on sale, which is usually only about $10 more than a freehub body. Then I scavenge the freehub as well as the cone/shield/spacers and bearings. You'll also end up with a spare skewer and axle.