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Old 07-31-05, 07:27 PM   #1
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quick release conversion

can you take a quick release axle out and replace it with a solid 10mm axle?
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Old 07-31-05, 07:59 PM   #2
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Yes. Make sure the axle length gives you sufficient thread length to safely tighten the washers and nuts against the dropouts.
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Make sure that the threading on the axles are both the same, eg. 10x1mm on both the QR and solid axle.
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