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Old 09-01-17, 10:52 AM   #1
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Fuji Folder - Convert front wheel to QR

Hi all. I'm looking on Amazon for a cheap QR skewers for the front wheel on my Fuji Folder. I see lots of types and sizes and i'm not really sure what this bike will accept. I still run the stock wheels that came with the bike. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 09-01-17, 11:06 AM   #2
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measure between the dropouts on the front fork, that will identify the width of the front hub.
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Wait, you are looking to convert to a quick release? Is the front axle hollow so you can use a skewer? If not, are you planning to replace the wheel or the hub?
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The skewer alone won't get you very far.
You'll need to replace the whole axle.
Folders Sometimes have narrower hubs than regular bikes.
This might get you into trouble.
The threads on the new axle might not run far enough in to let you adjust the bearings right.
You might run out of thread on the q/r skewer too. these often have rolled threads, so extending the threads might not be that easy.
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