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Old 09-18-08, 10:46 PM   #1
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125mm hub in 126mm rear spacing

I found a nice, barely-used 27" wheelset to replace the crusty ones on my '85 Nishiki Riviera. The only thing that's different about the new wheels, dimension-wise, is that the rear hub is 125mm as opposed to 126mm. Would that cause any real problems? I would think that by clamping the skewer tight enough, the steel would compress an extra .5mm per side.
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Old 09-18-08, 10:50 PM   #2
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Absolutely no problem. Such precision in the frame was never intended in the first place.

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