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Adapters, Rotors -

Disc brake adapters are rabbit hole of different standards and options which can be downright impossible to make sense of. Since at Bikecomponents.ca we deal primarily in Shimano parts, we’ll focus on shedding some light on which Shimano adapter to choose for you Shimano brakes and the various rotor sizes. Before we get into the details it’s useful to discuss the current disc brake mounting standards, "I.S." (international standard), "P.M." (post mount), and flat mount. Flat mount is used primarily on road bikes, with some manufacturers starting to experiment with this standard on cross country race mountain bikes, but here...

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12-speed, 1x12, HG Standard, MICRO SPLINE, Upgrade -

There are some very interesting options that do allow you to upgrade your your 9/10/11-speed drivetrain to a 12-speed drivetrain without having to replace the rear wheel or hub.

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