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Cassette onto new wheel - should I have more parts?

Hi all

I've bought a new wheel and cassette (it's a spare for going on a turbo).

I think I need another bit... but am I just being daft? My existing wheel has extra bolts on it.


  • ibr17xviiibr17xvii Posts: 1,055
    Don’t think so.

    Your new cassette should just go straight onto the freehub which is under the white stuff on the 3rd pic.

    Just make sure whether you need a spacer or not first.

    I’m guessing as the cassette is brand new it comes with a lockring although it’s not immediately obvious from the pic.
  • whyamiherewhyamihere Posts: 7,633
    Where are the extra bolts on the existing wheel?
  • Thanks, I appreciate this is basic stuff so I'm grateful for your patience.

    I tinkered then came back and was reassured I'd sussed it out correctly.

    My last issue now is, cog 2 moves, and I don't think it should. Not much, but it juggles if you touch it.

    The biggest 7 cogs are one piece, the last two are loose single units. When I tighten the ring the second smallest continues to jiggle, presumably it shouldn't! (?)

  • ibr17xviiibr17xvii Posts: 1,055
    No it shouldn’t move but you can’t have put it on wrong as it will only go on 1 way.

    Tighten down the lockring & see if it still does.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,460
    The lock ring isn't right enough all the thread should be recessed into cogs. Can't make my mind up if the last 2 cogs is the right way around as the picture isn't the clearest. The teeth on the cogs should go in the same pattern the last 2 match.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • akhakh Posts: 198
    I think from the image that's a 9 speed cassette. If that's a relatively new wheel which supports 11 speed cassettes, you'll need a spacer behind it to take up the space and allow the locking to tighten.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 26,336 Lives Here
    What akh said sounds right. I think the last 2 are the right way round, just check the gap between each cog is the same.
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