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MTB cassette on Road bike?


ChroMo
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Hey, people

 

Can one use a 9spd MTB cassette on a road bike?

 

If not, why?

 

Pardon my ignorance if the answer is obvious to everyone but me.

 

Cheers.

 

 

 

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You'll need a long cage rear derailleur and a new chain. That is offcourse if you are putting it on a 9spd bike.

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thanks a lot or the input.

 

...or maybe I should just lose more weight and push a 12-25 up the hills instead!

 

Cheers.

 

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I've been running a 1x9 12x25 on my mountain bike with 105 RD (yes i know it is the other way round) and it has been quite "fun". Hard work but fun.

 

So why not mix and match on the road bike - and as Mampara says, slap on a longer cage RD otherwise it tends to "stick" a bit...

 

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You'll need a long cage rear derailleur and a new chain. That is offcourse if you are putting it on a 9spd bike.

 

I can understand a longer cage derailleur, but excuse my ignorance, why would you require a new chain?

 

 
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Thanks.

 

Will be ordering the stuff from SRC soon.

 

Cheers.

 

 

Of course I mean CRC

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I was wondering about that myself....

 

I imagine the larger rear (32 tooth) sprocket will require a longer chain?

 

Anyone?

 

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