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Old 12-28-07, 10:08 PM   #1
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Questions about running a freewheel on a fixed/fixed low flange Dura Ace hub

Edited post: Thanks for the replies. Cannot use a freewheel with this particular hub.

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Old 12-28-07, 10:46 PM   #2
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And are there any thin spacers/shims that could be used to increase clearance between the flange/spokes and the freewheel body?
Careful there ... you're already working with less threads than usual. Don't push your luck too far.
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hmmm...i have a friend who's done this and says it's a-okay. then again, he also rides no brakes/platform pedals and says "oh yeah, it's fine, i've done this for a few years"...but he's also been hit a lot.
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