The following is a summary of the grades of Shimano components (road and MTB) used in hybrid bikes. There are also points to choose from when comparing hybrid bikes from a component perspective.
KMC chains are popular because of their good shifting performance and high cost performance, and we have compiled a list of the types of KMC chains and the gears they support.
This is a summary of the differences between Shimano chains for road and cross bikes, from 7 to 11 speeds. It also compares the different chains for each speed range and how much the maintenance costs vary.
This article explains how to convert your compo to 11-speed while keeping your existing 10-speed wheels, and how to tell the difference between 10-speed wheels and 11-speed wheels. Using this method, you can convert your wheels to 11-speed while making the most of the wheels you already have.
This is a summary of the sprockets that are compatible with SENSAH components. Whether they are compatible with Shimano and SRAM sprockets, and what to look out for when using a mix of the two.