How do you remove a single rear sprocket from a bicycle?

How do you replace a rear sprocket on a bike?

How to change a cassette

  1. Remove rear wheel and quick release. Shift into the smallest sprocket. …
  2. Remove cassette. Wrap your chain whip around the sprockets, and insert the lockring tool. …
  3. Clean freehub body. …
  4. Attach new cassette. …
  5. Attach lockring. …
  6. Reattach quick release and fit wheel back onto bike.

How often should a bike cassette be replaced?

As mentioned, you will want to replace your bike cassette at least once every three years, even if you are not riding super regularly. However, if you are riding your bike a high mileage each year, you will want to change the cassette each season.

Can you put any cassette on a bike?

In some cases, it is possible to run a cassette from a different brand than the rest of your drivetrain. SRAM and Shimano cassettes, on either road or mountain bike, are interchangeable with each other as the spacing is the same between the sprockets.

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