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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 02-05-06, 02:37 AM   #1
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where to buy cheap cog spacers online?

I have a rear wheel that's been living in my closet for the pass 6 months and I want to convert the Shimano freehub to a singlespeed. There's a deal on nashbar.com for a singlespeed convertion kit, but I already have a 18T cog I got from a Gusset Singlespeed conversion kit that I want to use for the new rear wheel. I already have a 11T SRAM lockring. I just need cog spacers.

So where can I find cheap deals online for just cogs spacers? I'm talking <$5
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Old 02-05-06, 03:02 AM   #2
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- take apart an old cassette you have lying around
- PVC pipe + hacksaw at your LHS
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There was a guy who sold them through the mtbr.com classifieds for a few bucks. Misfit psycles has them too, but probably more than 5 bucks, and they're in Canada.
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Try loose screws
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Old 02-05-06, 09:15 AM   #5
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bottom bracket spacers will work for this.
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Old 02-05-06, 09:19 AM   #6
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go to your LBS and ask if they have any laying around. they often do. i got 8 for a few dollars.
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use a bb lockring.
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http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...els&tc=Spacers
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use a bb lockring.
depending on just how far he needs to space it out, that's a good idea. usually, though, a bottom bracket lock ring will be too thick. definitely worth a shot, though.
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