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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 06-14-07, 03:08 AM   #1
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Single speed conversion help

Anyone ever have problems using non track hubs for a single speed conversion? I have a really nice set of Campy NR wheels laying around just waiting for a single speed freewheel. Never having done a conversion, I have no idea if it will work. Thanks

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It should work. Check to see how easily the freewheel threads on before you go whole-hog. You may need to respace the axle in order to get the chainline right, and if you do that, you may need to redish the wheel. Other than that, it should be easy and work pretty well.
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