Sensah parts for bike shops & repairs
Sensah is a bike parts manufacturer well known outside the UK and Europe. They're not affected by the global shortage of Shimano parts. We're proud to include Sensah parts on all our bikes and we also stock Sensah ranges to help bike shops and cyclists stay on the road.
Sensah offers the following parts and we're increasing our UK stock based on customer request - if you're looking for a replacement part or a reliable stockist drop us a message.
- Cranksets - Single cogs, compact doubles, bottom brackets.
- Gear shifters - 11 speed Sensah Empire. 7, 8, 9 speed Shimano compatible shifters
- Rear derailleur for Shimano 7, 8, 9 speed & 10 speed (non Tiagra 4700).
- Front derailleur for SRAM & Shimano
- Cassettes - We stock a range of Sunshine cassettes.
- Chains - Also from Sunshine.
We're adding more stock and ranges all the time so come back soon to find out more. Check out our store for information!
Check this tech guide for Shimano compatibility. We've noted compatibility in the part listings too.
Shimano technical compatibility
Shimano 6 to 9 speed
All Shimano 6, 7, 8 & 9 speed rear derailleurs (RDs) move 1.7mm sideways for each 1mm of cable movement - a 'shift ratio' of 1.7. Therefore all 6, 7, 8 & 9 speed RDs will work with any 6, 7, 8 or 9 speed shifter, whether STI or trigger.
LaVita keep good stock of a 32 tooth RD that is 1.7 and therefore compatible with all Shimano 6 to 9 speed road & MTB shifters.
LaVita supply Road shifters in 7, 8 & 9 speeds for compatibility with Shimano RDs.
Shimano 10 speed Road RD speed NOT Tiagra 4700 RD
Apart from the (Tiagra) 4700 RD, 10 speed Road also uses a shift ratio of 1.7 so 6-9 speed derailleurs are compatible.
LaVita keep good stock of a 32 tooth RD that has a shift ratio of 1.7 for compatibility with Shimano 10 speed road shifters (NOT Tiagra 4700 shifters).
Shimano 10 speed MTB RD
Shift ratio 1.2 and only compatible with Shimano MTB shifters (Dyna-Sys). LaVita do not offer any parts compatible with Shimano MTB 10 speed.
Shimano 10 speed Tiagra 4700 RD
Shift ratio of ~1.4. Compatible with Shimano 11 speed RD & Shimano GRX.
LaVita do not supply parts that are compatible with Tiagra 4700.
Shimano 11 speed Road
Shift ratio of ~1.4. Compatible with Shimano 10 speed GRX & Tiagra 4700 10 speed.
LaVita do not supply parts that are compatible with Shimano 11 speed road.
Shimano 11 speed MTB
LaVita do not supply parts that are compatible with Shimano 11 speed MTB.