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    can I convert my 2011 Kona Unit frame to gears...

    I am thinking about switching my ss 2011 Kona unit frame
    to gears...can I do this with the frame..
    I am looking at m 8000 shimano 1x11 group set.....
    anyone else on here done this....thanks

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    I don't know why not as long as there's a derailleur hanger.

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    Swap the drive side sliding dropout for one with a mech hanger and run full length outer gear cable from shifter to mech, secured with cable ties.

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    Yep, works well. Just need the right side hanger for a derailleur. See your local Kona dealer.
    Did mine and it makes a great rigid geared bike.

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