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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:35 am 
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Greetings all,

I am building up (in the ordering parts phase atm) a carbon 16" 456 and want to SS it. I've ordered horizontal swap outs with it as I want a really clean and simple look.

I'll need to use chain tugs to take the slack out of the chain, my question is will I need on one on each side of can I get away with just on one the drive side?

I'm gonna be using discs (no choice!) and QR to hold the wheel on. I'm quite feisty on a bike and will be jumping off allsorts. Hope someone can help! :D


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You can use just one and some do but id recommend getting 2 just in case as sometimes normally depending on the dropout types the wheel can pull.

Id expect this to be more common with carbon due to the lower torques involved.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:43 pm 
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Use 2 its easier to get the wheel in straight, use allen/hex key bolt up qr's, you can torque 'em higher.


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Cheers for the help I've ordered 2, they don't come into stock until the 26th which is a pain but there you go!

This build should be pretty good and feather light for a razzing bike! I'll post up a build thread as the bits arrive it's about time I've been on here for about 2 years and built about 5 bikes!


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Yeah will be good to see as a couple mates have been interested in them.


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£250 for the undecaled version at the moment :o


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:42 pm 
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I think thats why they keep mentioning them haha!


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