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Old 12-24-20, 03:54 PM
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10 speed to a 12 speed

What is the best way to convert a 2018 Trek Stache 5 to a 12 speed.
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Old 12-24-20, 06:44 PM
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The cheapest way is to keep it 10 speed. Don't fall for the marketing hype.
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My kid wants to upgrade his 12-speed to a 9-speed.

After wrecking two SRAM Eagle rear derailleurs, one XT 12-speed rear derailleur, and an SLX 12-speed derailleur, he has had enough.

But if you really want to do it, SLX is arguably the best option. SRAM was the worst for us.
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Thanks for the advice. I will probably re-consider keep it at a 10 speed.
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We just got a 10-speed Microshift drive-train to make the switch to 10-speed. (11-48T Cassette, 10-speed shifter, derailleur and free-hub shell and chain.)
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