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    Cassette help

    I was wondering if a SRAM cassette would work with shimano componets or not. It is a 9 speed just like the cassette on my bike now.

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    Yes, SRAM and Shimano cassettes are spaced alike.

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    Yes they are compatible.
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    sweet. good to know. thanks for the help

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    SRAM cassettes and chains are a great alternative to Shimano.

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    Cassettes are compatible, road derailleurs and road shifters are not cross compatible.

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    We've had compatibility problems with an all shimano drivetrain and 9 speed sram cassettes before on Jamis Auroras -
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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    We've had compatibility problems with an all shimano drivetrain and 9 speed sram cassettes before on Jamis Auroras -
    Sounds like a QC failure with Jamis, albeit that Sram may have provided faulty cassettes to them.

    FWIW, 5 out of my 6 bikes use Sram cassettes on Shimano drivetrains - no problems.

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