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    fixed gear on freewheel side of hub?

    I have an IRO fixed/free flip flop hub. Right now I have a 16t cog on the fixed side. I was wondering if I'd be able to put a 18t cog on the freewheel side.

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    you need some way to keep it there, and nothing will be as failsafe as the normal side. some people use bottom bracket lockrings with loctite and i think some people even use just loctite with the rotafix method. in either situation, you can see how its usually not recommended.

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    why not buy a chainwhip and a hozan tool? if you want to do it on the road, you can carry your tool and your other cog in your bag.

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    if you really want to do it perhaps it will be better to put the 18cog on the fixed side and 16 on free side, less torque=less chances of coming out
    of course lockring & glue & no skidding on free side!
    all the best

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    thanks, that's all i wanted to know.

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    And use a brake with the freewheel side. JIC
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