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Old 07-21-20, 02:14 PM
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New wheels

excuse my lack of knowledge, I have recently been enjoying riding again (18 years later) and I'm looking to upgrade the wheels on my bike. I've purchased some Nukeproof neutrons, I'm guessing these won't come with through bolts, my old ones have quick release. How do I know which bolts I need, do they come with nuts on the end? I have a deore 10 speed cassette.

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Old 07-21-20, 03:19 PM
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Should have asked before ordering the wheels.
Chances are reasonably good that they'll fit, but maybe not, and there might not be anything you can do about it.
If they do, and they're quick release hubs, then you can just use your existing skewers.
And a through-bolt probably isn't what you think it is.
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Old 07-21-20, 05:25 PM
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If you have thru axles and you ordered the correct wheels, your current axles should work. I'm assuming by QR you mean your current thru axle has the QR looking lever to lock it, some use just an Allen key. If this is not correct and you actually have a QR wheelset, then you have probably screwed the pooch. Clarify?
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Old 07-21-20, 06:50 PM
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Thru axles won't work unless your frame and fork were designed for them. If they have conventional dropouts you can't use thru axles. The hubs may be designed to use for thru axles or conventional quick release skewers and may have replaceable end caps to allow the use of either.
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Old 07-21-20, 11:54 PM
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You can convert the hubs on those wheels to either quick release or thru axles (the manufacturer sells different end caps), but we have no idea what frame you are trying to put them on or what groupset you’re using, so you’ll get limited help.

You need to match both the axle (quick release, thru axle) and spacing (135, 148, etc) to your frame as well as freehub to your specific groupset.
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