New Wheels/cassette query

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by Hugh Jampton, 10 Jul 2007.

  1. Hugh Jampton

    Hugh Jampton Über Member

    Epping Forest
    Hi, have just ordered some new wheels for my bike. Fulcrum 7s from Wiggle.

    It says that they are suitable for an 8/9/10 speed cassette.

    I have a 9 speed Shimano Ultegra cassette, will it require a spacer to fit on the splined thingy?

    This is the last bit on my little bike project. I've been working on this the last couple of months. Can't wait to ride it!! :blush:
  2. Oldlegs

    Oldlegs Frogs are people too.

    I think its only the narrower 10spd cassettes that need a 1 mm spacer but not 100% sure.
  3. chris42

    chris42 New Member

    Deal, Kent
    Only the 10 speed will need a spacer a 9 should fit straight on no problem
  4. starseven

    starseven Guest

    I got some mavic Aksiums recently and needed the spacer to put an 8 speed cassette on, I think a 9 is the widest cassette and a 10 the same as a 8.

    Sure there will be someone along saying some thing different in a minute.

    All I know for sure is an 8 on a Mavic needs a spacer.
  5. OP
    Hugh Jampton

    Hugh Jampton Über Member

    Epping Forest
    Thanks Guys!

    I suppose the proof will be in the pudding!

    Just hoping I can get the bike together and get out on it straight away!
  6. Steve Austin

    Steve Austin The Marmalade Kid

    it works fine Hugh. you could be riding in erm minutes
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