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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 04-04-05, 08:55 AM   #1
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track nut size

what size is the typical track nut, i can't seem to find the perfect fitting wrench.
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Old 04-04-05, 08:57 AM   #2
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Mine are 15mm.
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Old 04-04-05, 09:02 AM   #3
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Yeah, 15 mm seems to be the norm, though I've seen a few that were 14 mm.
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15mm here as well
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The track nuts on my Miche front hub are 9/16
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The track nuts on my Miche front hub are 9/16
WTF? Why would an italian made hub have 9/16" nuts on it?
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not sure - but the 15mm PB wrench is too big, so I use a 9/16 without fail.
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my miche primato have 14mm
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9/16" = 14.2mm They are often interchangeable depending on tolerance 7/16" =11.1mm and 3/4" = 19mm For those times when you need one but have the other.
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6mm hex wrench here

(but seriously, my Suzues and Superbe Pros both came with 15mm)
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why is it I never see multi-tools with that size?
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why is it I never see multi-tools with that size?
Because to most of the world, nutted axles are a throwback.
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