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Upgrading gears on dahon speed p8

Old 08-02-17, 09:58 AM
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Upgrading gears on dahon speed p8

I had an accident that broke of my rear derailleur and have to buy another one. I was thinking of taking the opportunity to get an upgrade.

I want to have a little higher final speed without loosing my hilly capacity but didnt found any cassete with less then 11T. If theres something with 10-32T on the market that would do for me. Is there?

My currently setup is 11-32T behind and 52T in the front.

Was thinking of buying this 44-55T chainset but Im not sure if the rear derailleur will be enough for a good chain tension.

Resuming, my questions are:

1) are there 10-32T cassetes on the market? where?
2) if not, will my dahon speed p8 need what rear derailleur to fit a 44-55T in the front and 11-32T in the back with good chain tension? The "Dahon Neos 9 Rear Derailleur" will do it?
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Old 08-02-17, 10:05 AM
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get a new wheel built around the shimano Caprio hub/cassette for small wheel bikes, it's a 9~26t

https://store.bikefriday.com/product...ducts_id=15415

https://store.bikefriday.com/product...ducts_id=10261

they can build the wheel for you, too..




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Old 08-02-17, 10:08 AM
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I was thinking... If I could buy just the 55T single gear in the front, a cassete with 11-34T behind would do it for me. Is there this possibility on the market for my bike?
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Old 08-02-17, 10:15 AM
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RD wraps up the difference in teeth counts, which, as you wrote, 55-44 = 11.
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Old 08-02-17, 10:45 AM
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Thanks for the tips fietsbob
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Old 08-02-17, 10:46 AM
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How do I know witch cassetes fit on my bike frame and wheel?

Will try to put a 11-34T cassete
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Old 08-02-17, 11:50 AM
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Measure, count sprockets. [Stick with the same number of "speeds"]
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