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Join Date: Jun 2005
Bikes: '06 LeMond Versailles, '04 S&M Beringer, '03 Quamen Bowls, '68 Raleigh Grand Prix (converted to fixed gear)
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The short answer: no
The long and complicated and ugly answer: yes
The axles are different diameters, but just barely. Assuming loose-ball hubs (if your hubs use sealed cartridge bearings you're going to have a MUCH tougher time), you can *get away with* a 9mm q/r axle in a hub designed for 9.5mm (3/8") axles at the possible expense of a little smoothness and longevity. It will require purchasing a new axle, new cones, bearings, possibly retrofitting seals and dustcaps. I myself have converted a 9mm q/r hub to 3/8" BMX on my fixed gear and it works fine, but it was a real pain in the ass and required a little bit of creativity.
Last edited by hypersnazz; 05-13-06 at 01:20 AM.