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Cassette spacingTosh
Oct 20, 2001 10:16 PM
Does anyone know the Campy-10 cassette spacing?
I believe Campy-9 is 4.55mm and Shimano-9 is 4.32mm respectively. If Campy-10 spacing is closer to Big-S'9, I would combine Campy-10 Ergo-power and deraller with Shimano-9 cassette and Shimano-9 chain.
Please advise.
re: Campy 10 = 4.12mm c-cRusty Coggs
Oct 21, 2001 6:14 AM
re: Cassette spacingLigon
Oct 21, 2001 5:35 PM
You are correct about the Campy 9 speed spacing.
But, Shimano 9 speed cog spacing is 4.34mm c-c.
re: Cassette spacingTOSH
Oct 21, 2001 8:29 PM
Thanks for the correct information.
I am thinking I use Campy-9 derailer with Shimano-9 cassette/chain since several guys already posted good results on this combination.
re: Cassette spacingLigon
Oct 22, 2001 7:23 AM
That will probally work just fine. I have a Campy 8 speed der. and a shimano 8 speed cassette and chain and they work fine together.
Campy & Shimano 9-spd work fineJohn Z
Oct 23, 2001 5:47 AM
On my cyclocross bike, I use Campy shifters and rear derailleur with an LX front derailleur, Ultegra hub and cassette, and Shimano 9-spd chain. Shifts flawlessly and easy to set up. Saved me from having to get a Campy wheelset.
Campy & Shimano 9-spd work fineTOSH
Oct 23, 2001 9:36 AM
Thanks for convincing comment.
Since I am using TA's Kheops aluminum sprocket, I first try Shimano-9 spacing, then if not functional, I will change it to Campy-9 spacing without having top gear with which I assume no problem.
Though this kind of component mixture looks crazy, it is my joyful brain exercise.
Campy & Shimano 9-spd work fineJohn Z
Oct 23, 2001 12:07 PM
FWIW, I also have used Campy 8-speed Ergo & rear derailleur on 7-speed Shimano wheels & cassette on two bikes. Some times you just have to experiment, despite the specs.