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Oops, one more Q concerning having 2 wheelsets on 1 bike:(2 posts)

Oops, one more Q concerning having 2 wheelsets on 1 bike:Bikeman
Oct 8, 2001 10:37 PM
I've never owned more than one wheelset for my bike.
I'm about to buy a second racing wheelset. I know this is gonna sound very stupid, but how do I know that I'm not going to have to adjust the rear derailleur whenever I swap the wheels over??? I know its got to do with the distance between the inside of the right-hand dropout and the first-position cog. But that is not necessarily always exactly the same is it? Doesn't it depend on the hub manufacturer and where they decide to put the bearings, locknuts, etc on the axle?

Thanks a BILLION for this one!!
re: Oops, one more Q concerning having 2 wheelsets on 1 bike:cyclequip
Oct 9, 2001 3:09 AM
Most manufacturers like to work to a standard, but this isn't always met. That's why Shimano use that ratchet-type cable adjuster on the RHS downtube stop of their STI levers.