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Old 04-01-09, 08:23 PM
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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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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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Old 04-01-09, 11:40 PM
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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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