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Old 03-22-04, 09:18 PM   #1
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How to put road wheels on cyclocross bike?

I am thinking about buying either Bianchi Axis or Fuji Cross.
I have a road bike with Campy wheels with 700x23c tires. Can I put them on the cyclocross bike? If so, do I need to change other parts as well? I want to keep these campy wheels for road use with cyclocross bike.
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You can use them in both CC and roadbikes without any modifications.

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If the Campy wheels only take a Campy cassette, the Shimano Drivetrains on the Bianchi Axis and Fuji Cross won't shift correctly. The spacing between the cogs on Campy vs. Shimano cassettes is different. I haven't seen many (if at all) off-the-shelf CycloCross bikes with Campy drivetrains.

If you have a set of Shimano cassette road wheels, they should work fine on the above bikes.
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You can use them in both CC and roadbikes without any modifications.

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Also on some Cross bikes, for example Kelly Knobby-X, you have to use mountain spaced hubs. If not your chainline will be off.
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Yes, but you have to pay attention to hub-spacing. Is it 130 or 135 and can the frame be re-set?

I'm using 130's on my Knobby X but Chris custom set (aka brute bicep application!) the spacing for me.
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