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Know your Gear - Freewheel vs Cassette

Hey all,

on my quest to gain more knowledge about bike parts, I stumbled over this nice video:

Freewheel vs Cassette - What Are They? Can I Convert?

As a noob, I found this especially helpful, since I'm about to exchange my original rear wheel with a new one. If those with professional knowledge out there have things to add, please feel free to do so.

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You have to have a Bafang motor that is made for a cassette to use one.  They are out there, but with all the fun you just had getting your motor situation squared away, I would bet you aren't interested in doing it all over again :-)

Cassettes are definitely newer technology. Easier to change cogs down the road if you want to fiddle and fuss and get just the right combination.  I'm personally fine with freewheels since I am old school and hate change. 

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