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    French threads perhaps?

    Just wondering. Would the axle on the Sachs hub of my 1994 Peugeot Performance 200 have French threads?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsappenfield View Post
    Just wondering. Would the axle on the Sachs hub of my 1994 Peugeot Performance 200 have French threads?

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    You are better off getting a whole axle assembly, They are cheap at Niagaracycle.com. Since the bearings will most likely be 1/4 in front and 3/16 in the rear, the cones are standard. Just check the length you need.
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    You hub axles are likely metric thread, but then just about all hub axles (except Campagnolo) have been metric thread for decades.

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    The axles are metric and could be either 'fine' or 'course' thread
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    I'd agree with John D^ except to add that it's a little murkier depending on what hubs you're talking about, and what you mean by "French":
    We'd assume your Sachs hubs use hollow axles for a QR skewer, in that case the standard for French hubs are metric threads...Sachs is a multi-national company (their cycle products include what used to be Maillard, and now includes SRAM), but your hubs were probably made in FR for a '94 Peugeot, but even if Taiwan-made they would use ISO standards and so metric threads (9M x 1mm for front, 10M x 1mm rear)
    The odd thing is that French solid axles used a non-metric standard 3/8" x 26 tpi and metric axles were "rare" according to Sutherlands, there's also a "rare" exception for just a Maillard 700 hub that uses 10M x .75mm (a fine metric thread)...not clear up until what years that was FR standard, but my Sutherlands is a 4th edition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oddjob2 View Post
    You are better off getting a whole axle assembly, They are cheap at Niagaracycle.com. Since the bearings will most likely be 1/4 in front and 3/16 in the rear, the cones are standard. Just check the length you need.
    I can't agree with those sizes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Bois View Post
    I can't agree with those sizes!

    Sorry, you're right, I had them reversed, 1/4 in rear and 3/16 in front.
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