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    Help with converting Mu Uno to 451 wheel singlespeed/fixed (ie not coaster brake hub)

    Apologize if already addressed. Basically, my main question is does someone know where to buy a 20inch 451 wheel with a track style hub. I'm trying to avoid having to do a custom wheel build. I found some internet pics of someone who appears to have gotten a control tech 451 rear wheel to fit in the mu uno. While not a track style hub (it has a cassette style hub), I suppose I could use spacers and set it up as a singlespeed (would lose the fixed option). What I don't know from the picture is if the poster had to modify that wheel to get it to fit the mu uno (AFAIK, the spacing of the control tech rear wheel is 130mm while the mu uno is 120mm). Any help / leads would be appreciated.

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    coprolite fietsbob's Avatar
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    my main question is does someone know where to buy a 20inch 451 wheel
    with a track style hub.
    maybe Bike Friday can build up a White Eno hub* centered wheel , doubt its there sitting around,
    so they will build, it then ship it.
    which is by definition a JIT build .

    they build Tikit Fixies so know the Hubs, and they use 451rims for their pocket rocket bikes .

    * the eccentric in the hub copes with vertical dropout frames.
    Last edited by fietsbob; 06-12-13 at 11:47 AM.

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    No need for the expensive hub,Mu Uno's have track ends.

    ephin:20" isn't a popular size for fixed gears,you'll prolly need to do a custom build. The hubs are common,you'll just need the rim(and proper length spokes). If you're ok with SS and a 406 rim,plenty of folder and BMX wheels out there.

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