Microshift Advent Range

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    • #505080

      Microshift recently announced/released an updated shifter and wider range cassette to be used with original Advent 9-speed derailleur. It has an 11-46 cassette, which is a 4 tooth increase on the bailout gear.

      I had been considering jumping to the Advent-X 10 speed set up with its 11-48 cassette but this will allow me to keep my derailleur (the most expensive piece of the puzzle).

      I don’t love the steps in the Microshift cassette but I do like the Box 11-46 9-speed cassette. But I really really like the Box 11-50 cassette.

      Has anyone used the Advent 9-speed derailleur with a 50T bail out gear?

    • #505432

      Honestly, why not just go all in and get the 1×11 Shimano Deore M5100 drivetrain with 11-51 cassette. You can get the 4 piece Deore M5100 drivetrain (shifter, derailler, 11-51 cassette, chain) for $165 on ebay. The Deore M5100 won’t cost much more but will likely be better in almost every way.

      • #505454

        I already have the derailleur. So the upgrade would be less than $100. I also am not comfortable ordering from eBay. Would rather go with an online bike shop.

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