Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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yes there's a difference. The biggest difference is in spacing. Freewheel hubs are offset to one side, to have space on the right side for the freewheel. Track hubs, made for a single sprocket are usually symmetrical and don't have room on the right side for the freewheel's width.
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