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What cog are you using with Miche Primatos?

Old 04-01-06, 10:50 AM
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What cog are you using with Miche Primatos?

i know this has been discussed, and i did search, but the search function blows, and i couldn't find a post where anyone actually said "i use and EAI cog and it works great" or whatever.
i was thinking about using the cog-carrier system, but philly streets are rough and if i spent the money for that **** and there was play in it, i'd be pissed.
anyhow, i just pulled the no-name cog off of an old bayless wiley hub i have and it screwed on to the miche perfectly. is that ISO you think? would that mean any ISO cog would be suitable?
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Just about any cog will thread onto a track hub. It's the lockring that has different threadings. EAI, Dura-Ace, and Suntour all have flawless reputations. Surly is also good, but their model hasn't been around for too long yet, so word hasn't gotten around yet. The new IRO's look like Surly's. Soma's are reportedly crap.

Except for the EAI and Surly, this post is all hearsay.
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Originally Posted by Aeroplane
Just about any cog will thread onto a track hub. It's the lockring that has different threadings. EAI, Dura-Ace, and Suntour all have flawless reputations. Surly is also good, but their model hasn't been around for too long yet, so word hasn't gotten around yet. The new IRO's look like Surly's. Soma's are reportedly crap.

Except for the EAI and Surly, this post is all hearsay.
we just went over this.. NOT any cog will thread onto a miche..im too lazy to explain it.. i just wanted to tell you youre wrong..

...what a dick!

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I have an EAI on my Primatos and it works great.
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Originally Posted by ImOnCrank
I have an EAI on my Primatos and it works great.
Seconded.

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Miche low flange w Miche cog/carrier and lockring
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Originally Posted by ImOnCrank
I have an EAI on my Primatos and it works great.
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wonderful! thanks all EAI it is. bless this list!
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For the record, and sloppy robot and Ceya and a few others chimed in, but the schtick was that the threadings on Italian and non- stuff was very very close such that Italian works on non- without a problem, and non- can thread onto Italian, but it just off enough that if you're chaning cogs frequently as you might at the track, you'll wear the threads, if not strip them.

Ceya specifically said who cares and don't worry about it if you're going to change cogs a couple of times.

I just bought a stupidly expensive Phil Wood cog because I could get it here fast and it would only have a been a bit more than a DA anyway (in Canada, by mailorder), but I think I was overreacting.
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Originally Posted by sloppy robot
we just went over this.. NOT any cog will thread onto a miche..im too lazy to explain it.. i just wanted to tell you youre wrong..

...what a dick!
Yipe, sorry dude. So if Dura-Ace, EAI, and Phil Wood all work, which cogs won't work on a Miche?
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I use the Miche carrier, it came with the hub. Not many miles on it yet, but so far no play. I used rotafix to get the cog on good and tight, and borrowed some lockring pliers for the lockring. I gotta get me some of those those things rock!

Anyway, time will tell if it develops play. If it lasts me less than a year I'll replace it with something else. If it lasts me more than a year, and I changed cogs frequently in that year I might get a new carrier, otherwise, probably just get a standard cog. I think tha carrier system is probably great for the track. If you change cogs frequently, it saves wear and tear on your hub, but if you only change them once or twice a year, there is really not much point, and on the street, I can see where they would tend to develop play.
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I have a set of Miche Primato hubs and have been using a 16 tooth Shimano DuraAce cog with a DA lockring with no problems for over a year. Hope that helps.
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Old 04-03-06, 04:40 PM
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yeah, i'm probably not going to change cogs very often if at all, i have a ratio i like and i'll probably stick with it, so the carrier system is kinda superfluous. thanks for all the input fellaz!
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