Old 06-21-13, 08:18 PM
What??? Only 2 wheels?
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First question - do you ever use a gear that high? Of course it depends on your crank. I found I never used it with a 52T ring. So if you want to set the RD not to go there, then just do it.

But then you'll think of other bothersome aesthetics, or at least things that would bother me. Why carry the weight if you can't use it? If you're not using it, why not just go with a 120mm hub (5-speed or Suntour Ultra-6) anyway? You give up one gear, making your gears further apart than they would otherwise if you had 6 gears to cover the same range instead of 5. Things like that.

Just add a spacer to the axle and re-dish the wheel. It's easy, but it does take time.
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