I'm trying to use my Supergo CX wheels on my Il Pompino which is spaced for 135m. I can't space the wheels because the axle isn't replaceable. I'm trying to stay budget too. I figured that w/ the steel frame, I could "squeeze" the dropouts. I'm running a quick release (aluminum I think) until my Nashbar bolt-on axle arrives.
Took it out for a test ride today. Practicing my mounts/dismounts for a cx race tomorrow, I stood on the pedals and CHUNK! the wheel slips.
Has anyone run a similar set up succesfully? My rides (mostly training) will be hilly roads and singletrack, so my 170 lbs will be standing on the cranks. Want to see if my setup is feasible or if I'll have to get a dedicated rear wheel. BTW, I'm running a 42:16