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    single speed quick release rear hubs

    For two different projects, I'd like to find the following rear hubs:

    1. 120mm-wide single-speed quick-release rear hub.
    2. 135mm-wide single-speed quick-release rear hub.

    For both I'd prefer 32-holes and silver color.

    Here's what I've found so far:

    1. Novatec 120mm hub: http://www.novatec.com.tw/novatec/en...ow.php?sid=267, but I cannot find any place to actually buy it.

    2. Paul Components 120mm and 135mm hubs: http://www.paulcomp.com/hubs.html But these are expensive. I'd like cheaper.

    Any other options available?

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    have you considered using a regular road or mtb hub in the rear with spacers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nauboone View Post
    For two different projects, I'd like to find the following rear hubs:

    1. 120mm-wide single-speed quick-release rear hub.
    2. 135mm-wide single-speed quick-release rear hub.
    If you're running a freewheel, just use a vintage road hub. 120mm spacing started to fade in the early 80s, but 126mm hubs just have a longer axle and some spacers. Take out the extra spacers and a minute with a hacksaw will get you a 120mm hub.

    FWIW, I have a stash of vintage Campagnolo Record hollow axles for 120mm hubs, but they use Campy's goofy mutant 10mm x 26tpi thread so finding cones and nuts can be a problem.

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    Velo-orange.com sells 126mm and 130mm freewheel hubs with quick release skewers.

    They also sell a fixed/fixed hub that comes with spacers to set it either 120, 126, 130 or 135mm. Not quick release, though. You might send them an e-mail asking if they could replace the axle with one that would accept a quick release skewer.

    http://store.velo-orange.com/index.p...hubs/hubs.html

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    Yes, I know I can use an old 120mm freewheel hub and a new 135mm freehub for this, but I'd prefer to use dedicated single speed hubs in order to get dish-less wheels.

    Are there any single-speed quick-release hubs other than the Novatec and Paul hubs I've already found?

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    I think bdop sells that novatec hub.

    if anything, just buy the nutted version with hollow axle and chop off the excess with a hacksaw. That's what I've done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    I think bdop sells that novatec hub.
    Correct.

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