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Can I convert a 135mm hub to 130mm?

Old 04-10-18, 12:50 PM
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Can I convert a 135mm hub to 130mm?

I recently bought a nice set of Cannondale Hollogram wheels to go on my road bike. Turns out the rear hub spacing of the wheels is 135mm but my bike is set up for 130mm spacing. Is there a fix for this? I can't just force it in as I have disc brakes. Thanks!
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Old 04-10-18, 12:59 PM
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No Idea if the hubs Cannondale, badged for them, bought can swap axles , seek our a PDF of the brand of hubs they bought .
ask via a bike shop, they see what i cannot..

I know Shimano's that uses the same steel axles are relatively simple to do that..
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Most hubs have some spacers that can be removed to reduce the width, but you have to deal with where
that will leave the rim in relation to the seat/chain stays and what it does to the position of the disc in
relation to the caliper. Some hubs have through axles that would then protrude out beyond the bike
frame, normally axles stop a mm or so short of the frame so the QR will function.
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I don't suppose that frame with the 130mm spacing is steel? I'm guessing not if it's new enough for disk brakes, but on the off chance it is check out

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
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Not sure what your hub looks like but here is a thread about a conversion that I was able to get done. It's possible that something similar could be done with yours:

Thru to QR conversion
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Are there more and better narrow 34+ spoke wheel set options with certain hub widths then others?
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