Diff Makes Of Wheels

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by steve23, 19 Mar 2008.

  1. steve23

    steve23 New Member


    if i had a set of campag wheels, mavic wheels, and shimano wheels (for example) all with the same cassette on the rear, would they all work fine on the same bike!!?? i mean you could just swap them about willy nilly, and they would change gear ok?

  2. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    not always 100% I have known that some wheels have a 1-2mm Layback and chain tension can change
  3. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I can swap my Ultegra hubbed "winter wheels" with my Reynolds go faster wheels without problem, same cassette. Just need to open-up the brakes a little as the CXP22 rims are fractionally wider/meatier than the Reynolds, otherwise, just plug and play, no other adjustment.
  4. bianco

    bianco New Member

    I have to adjust my rear mech when changing as I find my shimano wheels have the cassette about 2mm further from the hub. No real issues though, takes all of 30 seconds.
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