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running an ultegra rear cogset on an Apex Derailleur ?

Old 07-05-14, 10:48 PM
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running an ultegra rear cogset on an Apex Derailleur ?

Hi folks, I have a question regarding swapping out a wheelset. I have one bike here in PA and my other bike in Rochester with my wife (My daughter is in the hospital for a couple of weeks). My Road Bike here has Shimano 6700 Ultegra 10 Speed 11-28T rear cassette, while my bike in Rochester has SRAM Apex 10-speed PC-1070 11-32T cassette.
I haven't considered it previously, but I wanted to get the wheels in Rochester trued up from my old LBS and was thinking perhaps I could just swap the wheelset without removing the rear cogs to have something to ride while teh otehr wheels are worked on? thoughts?
Would it shift at all? would it shift partially?
If it doesn't work can I simply swap out cassettes on the rear wheels?
thanks so much in advance.
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Shimano and SRAM 10-speed cassettes use the same spacing, so the wheel with the 28-tooth big cog would probably work fine on both bikes. You might need to adjust chain length. And you might need to adjust the rear derailleur a bit to account for any slight spacing differences of the wheel/hub.

If you were putting the 32-tooth cog on the other bike, you'd need to make sure the derailleur could handle the larger cog.

If you don't want to worry about chain length and derailleur capacity, you could simply swap cassettes temporarily. You still may need to fine-tune your derailleur.

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