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Anyone convert 9spd Campy cassette to Shimano 9 shifting(6 posts)

Anyone convert 9spd Campy cassette to Shimano 9 shiftingkilimanjaro
Jun 6, 2003 12:05 PM
With the Wheels Manufacturing Shift 7 spacing kit listed at http://www.branfordbike.com/cassette/cog11.html#item2. If so how do they perform for you?

Thanks and regards,

carlos
You don't need it.MR_GRUMPY
Jun 6, 2003 12:20 PM
You can interchange Campy 9 and Shimano 9 without any spacer kit. The spacing is close enough to work without problems.
Re: You don't need it.kilimanjaro
Jun 6, 2003 1:06 PM
I have read of many cases where people use Campy 9 shifter and derailleur to shift Shimano 9 cassette/hubs but never the other way around.

I hope you don't mind me asking if you have personal experience with Shimano shifter/RD with Campy cassette/hub.

Thanks and Regards,
Re: You don't need it.filtersweep
Jun 6, 2003 1:08 PM
I've been very curious about this issue myself. For some reason, there aren't any conversion cassettes that run in this direction. I'm interested in purchasing some Campy wheels and I don't want to pay a small fortune ($160 for a Shimano body). I could buy a decent HUB for that price.
Hubs and freehub bodies...russw19
Jun 6, 2003 2:45 PM
That last line is funny, because it's totally true. I had a Dura-Ace hub that had a bad freehub about a year ago. I looked at just replacing the freehub, but decided to get the whole hub after I saw the cost difference. The wholesale difference between the two was about $5. Yep, 5 dollars, 5 bux, a happy meal... you get the picture. It's by far the expensive part of any hub.

Russ

By the way, the same holds more or less for Campy. Go figure why you can't then buy the track hubs for like 10 a pair? They have no freehub body.... bunch of rip off artists on both sides of this!
re: Anyone convert 9spd Campy cassette to Shimano 9 shiftingJeffer
Jun 8, 2003 4:41 AM
I currently use a Campy Vento wheel and Campy 9 speed cassette shifted by Shimano derailleur and shifters. It works perfect.