Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Boston Burbs
Bikes: Diamondback Sorrento, 1978(ish) Peugeot PRN10e
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7 OR 8 speed on same wheel?
Assuming that I have two sets of 7-speed shifters and one wheel with an eight speed cassette, can I swap the 8 for a 7 or is the spindle too large for that? Or should I just run the 7 smallest gears until I can fins a set of 8 speed shifters?
(purple Cannondale M-500. I'm not sure of the year but all but one year of M-500 have 7 speeds and the sifter only clicks 6 times so I am am guessing that I do NOT have a '98)
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1999-ish Diamondback Sorrento (I'm not Dead Yet! I feal happy. I think I'll go for a walk!)
1980ish Raleigh Marathon (Vintage Steel)
2007 Gary Fisher Advance (giving the Sorrento a break)
2006 Trek 820 (Captain Amazing)
2010 Specialized Tricross (Back in Black)
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