Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Suzue Pro-max SB measurements
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07-09-05, 02:33 PM
To finish my new wheels before August (oddsandendos goes on vacation), I have to order spokes before my hubs arrive.
So who can tell me the flange spacing for front and rear Pro-max SB hubs? Are they the same as the Suzue Basics? (62.6 and 54.6, front and rear, respectively, according to spocalc.xls).
And the same for spoke hole diameter -- 2.4? Not that make a couple tenths of a millimeter matter, but...
07-09-05, 05:33 PM
I've always just used the measurements for Dura Ace 7600 high flange hubs and been just fine. When I've taken the dial calipers to the different Suzue's, I've found a +/- 1 mm difference here and there, but not enough to affect spoke length, even radial.
One note: I did find that they like the use of spoke head washers. You might consider those. The flanges aren't particularly thick so spoke heads get to flex a bit. Never broke a spoke on them, but extra wiggle in a build isn't good.
07-09-05, 06:30 PM
Yes, business cycles is who I'll be ordering from (and I'll ask John about the specs) but the specs I requested don't appear on that page.
07-09-05, 07:41 PM
fwiw, my Pro Max wheel has no spoke washers. With thousands of miles of abuse and being hit by a car, it's been nothing but a trooper and I have had no problems. YMMV.
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