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Hub spacing question?(3 posts)

Hub spacing question?BAC
Aug 2, 2001 7:26 PM
Hello. I have a 135mm Hugi rear hub. Does anyone know if it will fit the rear spacing on a cross from? Also, it is an 8spd from around '96-Ihave an 8spd Shimano cassette on it now. Will a 9spd Ultegra cassette work on it? Thanks
Spacing the sameMichael Y.
Aug 3, 2001 5:49 AM
A 9 speed cassette will fit on and 8 speed hub. You should not have any problems with this.
135 is mtb spacingJack S
Aug 3, 2001 6:16 AM
road spacing is 130.... whether it fits depends on frame. Surly cross check, for example, is 132.5 designed to fit either. You can "cold set" a steel frame (pull the dropouts apart and stick the wheel in there and it eventually resets to the wider spacing), but this isn't recommended for alu frames.