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110mm coaster bake hub in 126mm frame?

Old 01-19-12, 08:51 AM
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110mm coaster bake hub in 126mm frame?

I have recently aquired a steel frame with a 126mm horizontal dropout spacing, and want to run wheels with a coaster brake. I've seen coaster brake wheels with 110mm hub. My first question is can add 16mm of spacers to make this work (assuming the axle is long enough)? I would prefer to not bend the frame so I could ideally use the wheel I currently have as a back up. My second question pertains to chainline. If I can use spacers to make it fit, with a 110mm hub am I going to have to space the hub so far to the right for chainline (ie. lots of spacers on the left side of the hub) that the wheel won't be able to be "dished" back to center? Thanks in advance for your advice!
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I see no reason why you can't do this if the axle is long enough. As to dishing, you probably won't need a lot, since the frame will split the added spacing between the left and right dropouts.
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I don't see a problem, as long as the axle is long enough, like TT said. throw in some spacers.
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I'm running a Shimano E110 coaster hub on an unaltered 120mm Steamroller frame. There's about 1mm of axle visible past the nut on one side and 4mm on the other. If you center your axle carefully you should be able to get almost full thread engagement on a 126mm frame, assuming the same axle length, dropout wall thickness and nut thickness.
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