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Old 02-05-10, 11:43 AM   #1
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Campy Hub Conversion

Has anyone used the EAI track axle kit for older Campy SR/NR hubs? I've got a really nice set of wheels just sitting at home. Bens has the kit for about $55

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...oducts_id=4897
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what exactly do you mean by "conversion?" generally when i hear that i think of converting from gears to track/fixed.

those are replacement axles. if you have a set of campy sr/nr track hubs with a bent axle or pitted cones, then that will get you back on the road.

if you have a set of campy road wheels, those axles aren't going to do **** for you.
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what exactly do you mean by "conversion?" generally when i hear that i think of converting from gears to track/fixed.

those are replacement axles. if you have a set of campy sr/nr track hubs with a bent axle or pitted cones, then that will get you back on the road.

if you have a set of campy road wheels, those axles aren't going to do **** for you.
They'll convert your quick-release wheels into bolt-on at least.
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I have a set that I converted--- using different axles that I borrowed from another hub set. Everything works great--- but no way would I spend that much on just the axle kit. I use them on the old, high flange Record hubs with the grease port. Of course, it is still a bit of a cludge, since the rear has no threading for a lockring. So you are spending quite a bit to make a suicide hub (assuming you are not running SS).
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