Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - 8mm trackends and mks chaintugs?
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09-23-05, 01:06 PM
so, my snazzy new peleton has 8mm trackends, and takes flatted axles, which is all very good, but the mks tugs are made for 10mm trackends, which is a bit of a problem. (the rear is spaced at 112mm, which, i'm pretty sure, means it was designed to take tugs).
anyone know what the procedure is? do i just file 'em down 2mm, or is there some super-sekrit stash of 8mm tugs somewhere?
09-23-05, 01:18 PM
welp redline chain tugs have work on both 12mm and 8 mm. but they would look ugly on your bike prolly.
Redline tugs (http://cgi.ebay.com/NIB-Redline-Chain-Tugs-Blue-Single-Speed-or-BMX_W0QQitemZ7184123858QQcategoryZ42317QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)
09-23-05, 01:23 PM
i appreciate the tip, but i'm looking for something that's njs, since the rest of the bike is too.
09-23-05, 01:32 PM
Is using a bit more torque on the axle nuts not an option?
09-23-05, 01:39 PM
it totally is, but i'm slightly obsessive about some things, and since the frame appears to have been designed to have tugs, i want it to have tugs.
(i know, i'm a freak).
09-23-05, 01:43 PM
Hey, just an idea. I understand, I'm the same way about some things.
yeah, it looks like you should start filing, its only 1mm on each side...
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