This is a topic about customizing 8-speed bikes and upgrading to 8-speed or higher. 8-speed bikes are not only used for road bikes and MTBs, but also e-bikes and cross bikes of the above grade.
The following is a summary of the grades of Shimano components (for Road bike 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 hybrid bikes, from 7 to 11 speeds. It also compares the different chains for each speed range and how much the maintenance costs vary.
We have compiled a list of ways to upgrade the 8-speed model wheels, which are often used for entry-level road and hybrid bikes, to 9, 10, or 11 speeds.
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.