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Is Redishing required

Old 05-09-08, 04:39 PM
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Is Redishing required

Reading all the Internet info for fixed conversions causes me lots of confusion.
Is it required to dish a wheel? Going back and forth whether I'm buying a new/used set of 700 track wheel or using the existing 27" wheels that I have (has fixed hub). What's the deal with this?
Also is the getting a correct chainline that hard of a process. Seems complicated when reading everything, but hoping it all just falls in place.
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Old 05-09-08, 07:42 PM
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Yes, redish your wheel. It can cause some handling issues that you might be able to live with but would be better off fixing from the get go.
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