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  • Advice – Shimano MTB cassette on Road CX wheels ?
  • Premier Icon christoff
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    OK…genesis Vagabond, shimano 10sp MTB groupset 11-36 MTB cassette

    got some Pro-lite disc wheels …700c / road CX

    will the cassette fit as essentially its a road hub ..right ?

    actually i have fitted it and the only issue is the hub is 11speed but has a additional spacer for use with 10 speed
    sorted ? well not quite as when i use the spacer ( think its 2mm ) the cassette lock ring will not do up or engage with the threads ( just spins ) if i take the spacer off there is too much play

    i have used a thinner spacer ( comes with Shimano road cassettes ) but question is the road free hub shallower than an MTB hub which is why the lock ring won’t work with

    Premier Icon P20
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    11spd mtb is the same width as 9/10/11. Road 11 is wider. So 11spd road won’t fit mtb. 11spd mtb will fit with spacer on 11spd road hub

    Premier Icon christoff
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    thanks.. i have 10speed MTB cassette on an 11 speed road hub with a 10 speed spacer option….if that makes sense ?

    Premier Icon scotroutes
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    That’s it.

    Premier Icon jonnyboi
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    Unless I’m mistaken it’s a 135mm hub required for that frame which is standard mtb width?

    Are you putting a 130mm road hub in it?

    Premier Icon antigee
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    assuming 135mm spacing not an issue – CX disc wheels most commonly 135 because until recently nothing else available?

    I recently looked this up and was successful though you do need to jiggle the cassette and spacers a bit to get the lock nut engaged

    for my 11speed hub (Kinesis branded) 10speed shimano 11-34

    needs 2 spacers a 1.85mm which should come with the wheels or can buy reasonably easily plus a 1mm spacer which comes with the cassette

    Premier Icon christoff
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    thanks all, no issues with spacing as def 135mm ( std disc hub )

    I have put the 1mm which actually with lock ring really tight seems to hold the cassette with no play so hopefully fine.

    was just a bit confused as to the why the spacer that came with the wheels ( specifically for the 10speed option ) was essentially too big and meant the cassette was too ‘high’ therefore the lock ring was unable to ‘bite’ on the hub thread…if that makes sense ??

    Premier Icon jonnyboi
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    ahh, when you said road hub I assumed you meant 130mm.

    so yes it’s just putting in the correct sized spacer for the hub/cassette combo you are using as you’ve done.

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