Converting 9 speed to 10?

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Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby spikeyjack » Tue Dec 18, 2012 00:51 am

Bit of advice really.

Looking to upgrade my tired and battered sram x9 running gear. It is currently a 3x9 speed setup on a 2009 stumpy far. Will i be able to fit the latest Shimano 10 speed products without any difficulties? Hubs are Hope Pro 2's if that makes any difference.

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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby The Rookie » Tue Dec 18, 2012 06:44 am

Yes no problem....you'll need
1/ Cassettte
2/ Rear mech
3/ Rear shifter
4/ Chain
as a minimum
sometimes you'll find the front mech a bit critical on setup and may want to swap to a narrower cage 10speed, sometimes they work fine, sometimes they are very critical on setup.

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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby spikeyjack » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:18 am

Thanks for that. So my existing chain set should be fine to work with new 10 speed set up?
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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby cooldad » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:47 am

Nope, 10 speed chain needed. See pt 4.
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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby njee20 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:06 pm

Nope, 10 speed chain needed. See pt 4.


Chain yes, chain set no.

Thanks for that. So my existing chain set should be fine to work with new 10 speed set up?


Yes, fine.

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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby cooldad » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:09 pm

Thank you - more coffee required. I am on holiday.
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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby njee20 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:28 pm

What you doing on here? Surely this is for the work shy, not those actually not working.


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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby cooldad » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:44 pm

Sad and lonely obviously. Just come here for the abuse anyway.

Waiting to drop the youngster off at the airport. Then I'll be sadder and lonelier.

And what sort of idiot are you - a bike?. Get real.
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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby The Rookie » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:47 pm

Look CD if you can't enjoy your holiday, go back to work and give it to someone who can! (My last day at work until the 2nd....)

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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

Postby ddraver » Tue Dec 18, 2012 16:41 pm

In reality bud, you re better off finding a cheap groupset online somewhere any buying the whole lot rather than just trying to the individual buy bits. Try places like bike-discount.de or Merlin or similar.

I replaced mine with a whole new XT group for near 350 squids (I think - might have been euros), buying everything separately was close to 500!
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Re: Converting 9 speed to 10?

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