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    singlespeed conversion ??

    ive been trying to figure out how to make a rear wheel tha currently has a cassette into singlespeed. is it even possible? if it is canyou please explain to me what it is that i have to do or what i have to buy to convert it. the wheel is a vuelta stylus. it has a 7-speed cassette.

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    take off the cassette. put a single cog on it with the appropriate spacers on each side and your done.

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    Assuming you have a double chainring set up, an even easier, but not very elegant way to convert is to just shorten the chain and go directly from the chainring to a cog in back, bypassing the rear der.

    If you go with the small CR and the 15 or 16 tooth cog on the back, that should give you a gear in the low 70 inches, which is a good around town gear.

    Chainline may not be that great, but it should work.
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    http://sheldonbrown.com/singlespeed.html

    Look at the section labeled "Cassette hubs."

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    Here's what it would look like


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