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Old 06-24-10, 06:05 AM   #1
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Dynohub for 135mm width forks

Hi, am looking at the surly pugsley but the front fork uses a rear hub. I was wondering if a dynohub will work with these forks or will I have to find a different frame/ forks?

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Old 06-24-10, 07:10 PM   #2
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As far as I know, all generator hubs are standard fork width- 100mm, so they won't work in the Pugsley's 135mm width fork. See http://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html.

An alternative is to try a sidewall dynamo, like this one: http://www.velo-orange.com/spdy.html

The Pugsley is unique, so a sidewall dynamo may not fit or work with its tires, but at $20 it's worth a try
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Surly does offer an alternative 100mm DO width Pugsley fork too.

http://surlybikes.com/parts/pugsley_fork/
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Surly does offer an alternative 100mm DO width Pugsley fork too.

http://surlybikes.com/parts/pugsley_fork/
Fantastic, thanks. Do you have to buy this separately or do shops sell it with the frame?
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