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Old 10-11-06, 10:57 PM   #1
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Axle Question

Dumb question, because, well, I'm full of them, but I have a Deep V from IRO for my Raleigh whose spacing is too wide for my Fuji. Can I just get the axle replaced? Never dealt with this issue before.
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Old 10-12-06, 07:52 AM   #2
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if there are spacers then just take the spacers out. We had athread a while ago that suggested that all IRO hubs are 120mm, and that Tony just adds spacers to them to get the 130 and 135mm sizes, which is actually very good.
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Ayup. My IRO hub was spaced to 126mm when I bought it. Got a new frame spaced at 120mm and easily removed the two 3mm spacers.
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