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Old 02-17-11, 09:01 AM
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Originally Posted by tcs View Post
Complications trying to swap the internals in the shells? It's no more money to unlace the three speed hub and lace the five speed back in (reuse the spokes).
Or that=) However, wheel rebuilding is usually not the average cyclist's first go to. Although be careful because some 5 speeds give a different (wider) chainline which might be a problem in a folding bike. So at this point if the OP can give a bit more details, it would be helpful. I remember recently seeing a Sprinter Elite drumbrake 5 speed hub with a broken axle on eBay...

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