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Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: From Sarasota, FL sitting in front of a computer spewing random thoughts!
Bikes: Intense Uzzi SL, Masi Speciale, Trek 3700 Nashbar Single Speed, Old Cilo Road frame
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If you're going to use that bike for DJ's or slalom, you DON'T want to use QR's, the amount of torque you place on your cranks will cause your wheel to slip.
What you can do, and it's relatively easy, is to replace the hollow axle on your Deore hub with a solid axle that is longer and accepts regular axle nuts. Most any decent shop can order you the correct axle from any of their distributors (QBP is the one I use). You can use the same cones, spacers and lock nuts.
I do recommend you get some BIG washers, I think they're called "Frame Savers". Again, any decent shop should be able to get what you need.
I did the same thing to my hub, here's a pic: this had a standard QR axle in it, and I swapped it over.
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