View Single Post
Old 09-20-16, 10:46 PM
  #13  
Bill Kapaun
Really Old Senior Member
 
Bill Kapaun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Mid Willamette Valley, Orygun
Posts: 10,974

Bikes: 87 RockHopper,2008 Specialized Globe. Both upgraded to 9 speeds.

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 735 Post(s)
Liked 61 Times in 49 Posts
Originally Posted by jorglueke View Post
Related but different than the OP question is are there 700 wheels made now that are 96mm?
You probably won't find them as such, but many hubs use 2MM spacers, such as the HB-290. (I've built a set of 27" wheels with a 96mm front)
I have an HB-4600 in hand that appears to have 2mm spacers as well.
You'd have to remove the spacers and shorten the axle 4 mm if QR.
Bill Kapaun is online now