Cyclocross - Roval Pave Wheels used as SS?
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09-03-09, 11:50 PM
I'm building up a crosscheck frame and plan on running it single speed for a while. Anyone got any experience with using a rear wheel with a skewer as a single speed setup? I'm concerned that it may pull out. With that said, anyone converted the rear Roval Pave wheel into a bolt on hub?
09-03-09, 11:56 PM
if you run this set up I would get something like a salsa, campy, or shimano skewer with lots of clamping force. I have pulled my rear wheel out of the drops on my xcheck enough times when running lesser skewers.
09-04-09, 12:00 AM
I'm doing it right now...however i haven't really comment on cx use. Mine is currently a city bike. I just made sure that the clamp for qr is on super tight.
09-04-09, 07:05 AM
I figured a good Shimano skewer would be good. Any of you converted the rear wheel into a bolt on?
09-04-09, 10:10 AM
You do know that a geared wheel will produce much more torque than a SS. Well unless you are using the lowest gear ratio.
The point is, you may be over thinking it. Give it a try and adjust if it doesn't work.
09-04-09, 04:17 PM
id be more worried about getting a cog stuck on the freehub body than tthe QR issue.
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