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Choice of chain rings + Cassette

old codgerold codger Posts: 186
edited March 2016 in MTB general
is it possible to put road derived chain rings on a mountain bike,something like 39 x 28 and also put a Dura Ace road cassette on 11/12 - 28,as i wont be going off road much,probably some hard packed trails or canal paths ,but i find the bike that comfy i thought i might as well set it up for the road.

Thanks for looking


  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,601
    As long as the BCD is the same as the cranks, yes. Road cranks might not work as they will be narrower. But MTB rings come in those sizes - big ring on a 3x is often 42 or 44, so why not use those. Road cassettes will fit up to 9 (or 10) but after that too modern for me to know.
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