Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - fixed gear on freewheel side of hub?
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I have an IRO fixed/free flip flop hub. Right now I have a 16t cog on the fixed side. I was wondering if I'd be able to put a 18t cog on the freewheel side.
you need some way to keep it there, and nothing will be as failsafe as the normal side. some people use bottom bracket lockrings with loctite and i think some people even use just loctite with the rotafix method. in either situation, you can see how its usually not recommended.
11-21-05, 07:20 PM
why not buy a chainwhip and a hozan tool? if you want to do it on the road, you can carry your tool and your other cog in your bag.
if you really want to do it perhaps it will be better to put the 18cog on the fixed side and 16 on free side, less torque=less chances of coming out
of course lockring & glue & no skidding on free side!
all the best
thanks, that's all i wanted to know.
11-21-05, 08:46 PM
And use a brake with the freewheel side. JIC
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