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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 08-13-09, 11:56 PM   #1
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singlespeed cx question..

for those of you guys that have a rig for this, do you use specific ss wheelsets or do you use a cassette wheelset with stacked spacers and cogs? If you do the stacked spacers, did you have to redish the wheel?
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I use cassette wheels on all my bikes just so I have more options. The last bike I had a single speed specific wheel on managed to get the rear triangle tweaked and screwed up the chainline.

You won't need to redish.
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Oh yeah, avoid the cheap stamped cogs also, they tear up your freehub body. Spend the a couple extra bucks and get the Surly cogs.
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cool thanks.. just the answer i was looking for. I was worried I would have to redish.

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i use a fantom cross uno, so the spacing is 120 and the wheels are track specific. Therefore, I almost have to use SS specific wheels and are neutrally dished
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