Shimano Capreo 9-26t cassette

Shimano Capreo 9-26t cassette weighs 244g

Quick facts:

  • has the following gears: 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 23, 26;
  • developed for use with small wheels (eg 20") to give decent top end speed without needing a huge big ring on the crank;
  • weighs 244g;
  • constructed from separate steel gears (no weight saving alu spiders are used in the construction of this cassette unlike the more high end Shimano and SRAM offerings);
  • only one version of Capreo cassette offered (eg. no Dura-Ace or higher end choice available);
  • requires a special Capreo freehub (or rear hub designed to be compatible) because the three smallest cogs fit together and then are held on with a lockring;

Close-up of Capreo 9-15t gears
  • you also need a special Capreo lockring tool to tighten the cassette.

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