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    Flightline pivit rear hub question

    This is a long shot but here goes.
    I have a flightline 1 (which i will post piccys of soon), it is running the standard pivit hubs and weinmann 520 rims and is a 7 speed. I want to run it as an 8 speed and have everything ready but have a rear hub question, would i have to change my back wheel for a wheel with an 8 speed hub or is my hub ready for an eight speed i.e. do haro fit the 7 speed cassette and a spacer as standard?
    I justdidnt want to fork out for a wheel if i had one ready.

    Loving the flightline so far, dont see many in this neck of the woods.

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    You can upgrade to a 8 speed cassette and the rest will fallow.
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    What year is your Flightline? Chances are, it a freewheel rear hub, not a cassette. If you want to run an 8-speed cassette, you'll have to buy a new rear hub. You'd actually be better off just buying a whole new wheel...it would likely cost you more to have your old rim unlaced and then built up with the new rear hub.

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    Hi, the flightline is a 2009 model, thanks for your reply, i thought that getting a new wheel would be the option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by curlie467
    Hi, the flightline is a 2009 model, thanks for your reply, i thought that getting a new wheel would be the option.
    A little shopping help.

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    If your bike is a 2009 Flightline One, the rear hub is a 7-speed cassette. If you want to convert to an 8-speed drivetrain, you'll need a new rear hub (or wheel), 8-speed shifters, 8-speed cassette, and 8-speed compatible chain.

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