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    Freewheel on a Fixed Hub

    I moved my only lockring to another bike, but I have an extra freewheel.
    I'm going to put the freewheel on the fixed hub until the bike shop gets more lockrings.
    Half of the freewheel threads aren't engaged this way.
    Good idea/Bad idea?
    Last edited by heliumb; 12-27-06 at 11:58 AM.

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    Go for it.
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    I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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    doesn't matter

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    Alright.

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    the track cog works with that many threads so the freewheel will too.

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    The concern people have is that there's more threads on a freewheel than a cog, so not all threads will be engaged. But, there's not enough serious abuse to strip it because it's threaded on with enough contact.
    Quote Originally Posted by CardiacKid View Post
    I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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    Yeah, I was imagining the hub side nearest the crank becoming a fulcrum. Thanks.

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