Bicycle Mechanics - Rear road hub on 26" rim
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Is there any reason why you can't lace a 26" rim to a rear road hub with 130mm spacing? Are there durability issues?
04-06-11, 10:38 AM
No reason whatsoever. As long as the spoke count matched, go right ahead. MTB hubs are sometimes better sealed against water and dirt but, otherwise, they are the same.
04-06-11, 10:59 AM
I don't see anything worng with it, I am using MTB hubs on my road bikesw.
04-06-11, 11:14 AM
Just that 5mm on the rear, if your frame will take it, and you are happy with the dishing, no other issues.
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