Thanks for all the information.. To answer Bills' question , I'm really just trying to maximize range while keeping the quasi-single chainring up front. I believe I could achieve what I need with just getting a smaller chainring but I do find myself in the 40/12 often and I don't want to totally I've up on a high gear. The advise to look at % difference between jumps in gear-inches is helpful. I'm now leaning towards a 10 speed Sunrace 11-40 and keeping all shifting pieces ..just means I'lll need to keep it friction.
I do live in a somewhat mountainous region *(I know the Catskills are more like hills to some of you*) and load my bike up pretty often ...and I also know that I can achieve what I need with a triple which I've been happy with all these years. I'm just excited to figure out a system where I have a wide low double in the front without a front-derailleur where I'm in the Middle position of a 110/74 triple crankset 90% of the time and have a wide gearing range in the back that will keep me moving *most* of the time. On Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 4:14:01 PM UTC-4, Bill Lindsay wrote: > > Back to the OP. What problem are you looking to solve by getting a new > cassette? What are you running up front? > > Bill Lindsay > El Cerrito, CA > > On Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 11:14:54 AM UTC-7, jandrews wrote: >> >> Greetings, >> Curious if anyone here has any experience using this cassette. >> I'm currently using the 12-34 version, which is pleasantly spaced like >> this: [12-13-15-18-21-24-28-34]. The jumps go 1,2,3,3,3,4,6. >> I'm interested in the 13-40 version, with has some odd-sounding spacing.. >> . [13-15-17-21-25-28-34-40]. The jumps go 2,2,4,4,3,6,6. >> I am happy the 8-speed setup on my SH and I don't really want to replace >> a bunch of parts. I think I can swap out that cassette and maybe add a >> RoadLink >> <https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/derailleur-optimization/products/roadlink> >> >> and be good to go. >> Hoping to hear some direct user experience before purchasing. >> Thanks >> Jason >> >> >> >> http://www.interlocracing.com/cassettes-freewheels/8-speed-elite-road-cassette-shimano-compatible >> > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/rbw-owners-bunch. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.