Quick Answer: How Do I Change My 9 Speed Bike To 11 Speed?

Can I use an 11 speed crank on a 10 speed bike?

You can certainly use a Shimano 10-speed double crank and chainrings with Shimano 11-speed chain, derailleurs, shifters and cassette, however..

Are all 11 speed cassettes compatible?

When SRAM entered the road groupset market in 2006, it decided to adopt Shimano’s specifications for its chains and cassettes. As a result, the chains and cassettes from the two brands have always been completely interchangeable for any given type of transmission (e.g. 11-speed).

Can I replace a 9 speed cassette with a 11 speed?

If your rear hub is Shimano you might be able to just replace the 9 speed freehub with an 11 speed one by removing the holding tube with a 10mm allen key. You’ll also need to change the axle spacers to suit the wider free hub (ie remove some from the NDS) and re-dish the wheel New 11 speed cassette.

How do I change my 10 speed to an 11 speed?

Luckily, many common and not-so-common wheelsets, as long as they’re at least 10-speed, can be upgraded to 11-speed by purchasing a new cassette body. The body is the part that attaches to the center of the hub and drives the wheel and bike when you pedal.

Do I need a new hub for 11 speed?

Shimano/SRAM 11 speed cassettes are wider than 8/9/10 speed ones. So yes, you need a new, wider freehub body, unless your old one was not very old and used a spacer to fit a 10-speed cassette.

Are Shimano 9 and 10 speed compatibility?

9 speed/10 speed Cross Compatibility Ten speed Dyna-Sys rear derailers and ten speed Dyna-Sys rear shifters are only compatible with one another. Neither will work with any other type of Shimano component. Ten speed Dyna-Sys rear shifters are, however, compatible with SRAM X-series 9 speed rear derailleurs.

Can I use 11 speed derailleur with 10 speed shifter?

the 10 speed and 11 speed derailleurs are interchangeable as far as the shifters go, the difference is that a 10 speed derailleur doesn’t like a cassette cog much bigger than the 36t it was designed for, where the 11 speed derailleurs are designed for 40 and 42t cogs, and seem to be able to handle bigger.

What is the difference between 10 speed and 11 speed?

10 speed chains are slightly different from 11 speed. 10 speed chainrings are slightly different from 11 speed, but in most cases, you can simply swap out the chainrings instead of buying a whole new crankset. Some rear hub cassette bodies are only designed to accomodate up to a 10 speed cassette.

Are Shimano 9 speed and 10 speed cassettes interchangeable?

Shimano 8- 9- and 10-speed cassettes/hubs are fully interchangeable for wheels with steel Freehub bodies. The only parts that are different in any important way between the 8- 9- and 10-speed systems are the shift control levers. … (Standard Ultegra hubs have steel Freehub bodies.)

How do you convert a 10 speed Zipp to 11 speed?

To put a 10-speed cogset on an 11-speed freehub, you just put a spacer behind the largest cog. Many 11-speed wheels come with this spacer. According to the Zipp web site, the overall drop to drop length (OLD) was increased by 0.8 mm and the NDS end cap was reduced by 1 mm.

Will a 12 speed chain work on 11 speed?

The chainring on a 1x system will only “see” the internal of the chain, so yes, a 11 speed chain will work fine with a 12 speed chainring (that’s usually 11/12sp chainring).

Will Shimano go 12 speed?

Of the three big groupset manufacturers (Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo), Shimano is the only company yet to make the switch to anything greater than 11-teeth for its on-road groupsets. 12-speed exists in the brand’s off-road contingent, so it seems a very likely bet that new Dura-Ace will gain another gear.

Can I convert my 8 speed bike to 10 speed?

The important thing to note is that if you have an old road bike with 8 gears on back, you can go to 9 or 10 speed without having to change the rear wheel – the other way around works, too. Simply put – 8, 9, 10 speed cassettes all fit on the same hub.

Can I change my 9 speed to a 10 speed?

Yes, as long as you change everything else over to 10 speed as well. Can’t mix a 9 speed chain or derailleur with a 10 speed cassette; spacing is too narrow. You should flog whoever told you that a 10 speed cassette is wider than a 9 speed cassette.

Can you fit a 12 speed cassette on a 9 speed hub?

Yes you can run a 9/10/11 & 12 speed cassette on a shimano free hub, a Sunrace 12 speed will fit.

Are 9 and 10 speed chainrings interchangeable?

9 and 10 speed chains are the same internal width, so single chainrings are totally interchangable. On a double or triple there’s scope for problems, but 1 x 10 with your older Middleburn will be fine.

Can I put a 12 speed cassette on a 10 speed hub?

Yes, you can. All mountain bike cassettes are made to fit standard HG freehub. 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12-speed cassettes for Shimano splined freehubs. Unless you have some older cassette that is using a road bike standard which requires bigger freehub for 11-speed adaptation.