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Old 08-15-10, 08:13 PM
John Montgomery
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Thanks for the replies -

I'm confused about one thing though; I'm still using the same hub, just threading on a new freewheel. So why would that change the dropout spacing? Do I need to add a spacer on the axle because the new freewheel will be wider?

I get how to do the spreading with the 2x4 but what's the DIY method for dropout alignment? I'm not dropping $60+ on the Park Tool!
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