Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Formula hub locknut broken
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04-11-11, 10:41 AM
yes, i overtightened it :(
I know i have seen an upgrade replacement for it but i can't find it on the normal stores i buy from.
this is the oem part that is broken:
Any help finding that upgrade part would be much appreciated
04-11-11, 10:44 AM
i actually just broke mine... funny that you mentioned it
why don't you just order it from ben's? seems a bit pricey tho
about to go to my LBS to see if they have a better price than 4$
04-11-11, 10:45 AM
theres no "upgrade" replacement part, just buy a few to keep on hand...
04-11-11, 10:47 AM
I know i have seen the stronger version of the part somewhere online before and i would like to upgrade if its possible to prevent this from happening again.
04-11-11, 12:03 PM
LBS is the way to go. Even a high LBS mark up (although unlikely for nuts and bolts), would be minimal compared to high shipping prices online....
04-11-11, 12:39 PM
yea, i just bought a new lock nut and track nut, both for 1$ US... affinity rocks
04-11-11, 02:46 PM
just got home from going to my LBS. niether of them had the right part
04-11-11, 02:53 PM
It was hard as hell for me to locate a fomula locknut locally, finally found one at a shop that was a little more ssfg specific than the others.
If there is an upgrade out there I would also be interested to know of it.
04-12-11, 01:46 AM
I ordered mine from mikes bikes and free shipping to site-to-store. Sorry I'll find you link when I get around to it.
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