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Old 09-24-16, 08:09 PM
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byrd48
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Spreading Forks

Hi,

My bike has 96mm fork dropouts. I have been using 100mm hubs for a few years with no issues, except for the hassle of having to spread the forks when installing the wheel. I used a dropout alignment tool tonight and spread the forks out 3 times to 115mm, and every time, they snap right back to 96. Should I leave it in place overnight? Is there a better way?
Thanks!
Jon
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