What does CS mean in Shimano?
I am looking at getting a new bike, and am trying to figure out what the shimano abbreviations for cassettes actually stand for. Their cassettes are broken into two groups, CS and MF. The CS has a free body hub, and the MF has a screw on type cassette (my favorite type).
What is Shimano HG50?
CS-HG50-10 The SHIMANO DEORE has a steel spider and refined tooth profile for HG-X chain and SHIMANO SHADOW rear derailleurs. It delivers precise and consistent shifting performance across a wide range of MTB conditions.
What do Shimano HG numbers mean?
Re: Shimano HG##? The higher the number the more expensive it is, a bit like 105 and 600 groupsets. From Mr Shimano’s viewpoint quality is a combination of performance, weight and longevity but not necessarily in that order.
What does Hg mean cassette?
HG (Hyper-Glide) HG, short for ‘HyperGlide’, is the most common and traditional freehub body design available. Created by Shimano, it is the standard used for cassettes that have at least an 11-tooth cog as the smallest cog on the cassette. HG Specific cassettes are available in 8,9,10, and 11speed options.
What does St mean Shimano?
SPD-SL – Shimano pedaling dynamics-SL. ST – Dual control lever/shifting lever integrated with brake lever. SW – Switch unit.
What is a 11/32 cassette?
The notation you’ve noticed simply means that for one of these cassettes, the smallest sprocket has 11 teeth, the largest has 32 teeth. And the second cassette has smallest sprocket 12 teeth, largest sprocket 25 teeth. So these numbers are basically the “range” of gears covered by a cassette.
Are all Shimano derailleurs the same?
Shimano mountain bike derailleur compatibility Just for clarity, current generation (10-, 11- and 12-speed) Shimano road and mountain bike components are not inter-compatible with each other because they use different cable pull ratios.
What’s the difference between Shimano hg-41 and hg-50?
As with all things Shimano and Mercedes, a higher number is better. HG-50 is better than HG-41 in some small way. It could be a subtle as the type of plating used.
What is the road version of Shimano cs-hg50?
The road version is Tiagra 8 speed. The mountain/hybrid version is Alivio 8 speed. Show activity on this post. I have a Shimano FH-RM30 rear hub, and I just swapped a CS-HG50-8 11-34t with a CS-HG51-8 11-32t and the new worked just fine as others mentioned. on the 50, the last two cassette gears came off, but on the 51 only one did.
Can I remove a cassette from a Shimano cluster?
Below is a photograph of the existing cassette which Biggsy believes can be removed by using a chain whip. And below is an image of the packaging label of the Shimano cluster I have purchased, but who knows I might have to return to Wiggle. Many thanks one and all, any help you can give will be very gratefully received. Loch side.
Which lock ring tool for the hg50?
Oddly the Shimano website shows two different lock ring tools TL-LR15 for the HG51 and TL-HG16 for the HG50. It is possible that the tool part number was not updated in the spec sheets. Just keep this in mind before you start the swap.