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Anything like the White Industries ENO DOS freewheels

Old 06-22-20, 11:30 AM
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Anything like the White Industries ENO DOS freewheels


I have a 1/8" chainring and a chain, I love the flexibility of the ENO DOS and was wondering if there is anything else that it? It said on the website the ENO DOS isn't compatible with a 1/8 chain

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Am thinking as I type out a kludge - get an old SunTour 5-speed freewheel with cogs you want on it. Pull the cogs off. Put the two you want back on with enough spacers between that the 1/8" chain works.

If I recall correctly (it's been decades since I took either a Winner or Perfect FW apart) the bottom (larger) 3 cogs fit on the larger diameter splines and would be the ones that line up nicely for your use in single speed mode so find a FW with small (racing) cogs that are not too worn. That could be a bit of a challenge.

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You just aren't going to be able to run a 1/8th chain with a multispeed freewheel. They're designed for narrow chains because you're squeezing two cogs into the space of one. If it were designed for a wider chain, it would cause the chainline to be off.

If you really need more gears than one, IGH.
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Nothing will beat the White Industries Freewheel but alas with multi speed set ups you will need a thinner chain but not a problem you can get an Izumi Super Toughness in 3/32 and Dura-Ace chainrings amongst others so if the issue is quality that is an easy solve. If you just don't want to buy new stuff then stick with the regular WI single freewheel.
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You can use a freehub wheel with two single speed cogs spaced 5 mm apart then use two chainrings (with are spaced 5 mm apart). The trick is to get the same length of chain to work for both combos. If you look up the original WI DOS setup, you can mirror the ring and cog sizes.
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Thanks everyone one for the reply. I suppose I would have to change my entire setup from chainring to accommodate the 3/32 chan.

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