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Old 11-20-08, 12:10 PM
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Wrong Hope II Conversion

So I ordered a 20mm TA adapter for my front Pro II hub and decided to buy one for the rear as well to get rid of the QR. I thought I ordered the rear 10x135mm bolt on, but what I got is different. It looks like I need one of those DT Swiss TB Skewer, but they are an extra $50. Is there a cheaper way for me to make this work? I only wanted the bolt-on, but I will keep this if I can get it to work. What are my options?
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Got pics?

I was under the impression that there are 2 135mm models. A traditional "nut up" and a "bolt on" that uses allen head bolts that go into the ends.
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Here's all I found:

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Here's the 10mm version:
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Sorry man, I didn't see that anyone had responded to me. Looks like you spent some time looking. Thanks.

This is the one I ended up receiving. I meant to order the other one you have shown.


I have found there are basically 2 ways to make it work.
1. Get a $50-65 DT Axle 10mm Thru QR. It is expensive and has questionable durability.
2. Get a Hadley Thru-Axle. Cheaper, stronger, sleeker, etc. (I will be taking this route)

It looks like this...
http://www.******acing.com/Hadley/Hadley10mmAxle.htm

Thanks for the help dude. Hopefully someone else can use this info.
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Old 11-24-08, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Glynis27 View Post
Sorry man, I didn't see that anyone had responded to me. Looks like you spent some time looking. Thanks.

This is the one I ended up receiving. I meant to order the other one you have shown.


I have found there are basically 2 ways to make it work.
1. Get a $50-65 DT Axle 10mm Thru QR. It is expensive and has questionable durability.
2. Get a Hadley Thru-Axle. Cheaper, stronger, sleeker, etc. (I will be taking this route)

It looks like this...
http://www.******acing.com/Hadley/Hadley10mmAxle.htm

Thanks for the help dude. Hopefully someone else can use this info.
Do the Hadley thing. Works well. the "nut" side has a little nub that keeps things from spinning - so you only need one allen wrench to undo things. Nice and slick. Takes longer than the RWS skewer only due to the fact that you have to grab your allen wrench. IMO, looks more sano, and is more durable in the long run. With the solid axle bolt running through things, it also may be a little stiffer overall than the two bolt 10mm variety setups.
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Do the Hadley thing. Works well. the "nut" side has a little nub that keeps things from spinning - so you only need one allen wrench to undo things. Nice and slick.
Yes, I am going the Hadley route and I love the nub that keeps the end from spinning in the dropout. Great design feature. Needing an allen wrench is no problem as I always have one.
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