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Anyone using eccentric fixed/freewheel gear hub?(5 posts)

Anyone using eccentric fixed/freewheel gear hub?kiwisimon
Jan 11, 2004 12:35 AM
I have to build a new wheel from scratch and are thinking of one of these hubs. Any feedback esp as to how large a difference between cogs i can look to use,reliability issues e.t.c would be appreciated,
cheers
simon in japan
re: Anyone using eccentric fixed/freewheel gear hub?mon t
Jan 12, 2004 1:36 PM
hey man. dunno how to spell it, but . . . . ko-nee-she-wa.

anyway, i am going to be using an ENO eccentric as a fix this season. presently they are back ordered, my wheel guru tells me. all reports i have on them are from mt biking singlespeeders and they all rave about them. the hub is a jewel-like piece, simple in design. not much to go wrong, really. i will do a post on my cool new vitus /ENO / fix when i get it done and get on the the road. i say just go for it, if you have a nice frame you wish to use.
re: Anyone using eccentric fixed/freewheel gear hub?kiwisimon
Jan 12, 2004 3:12 PM
konichiwa thanks for the info i'll probably join you on that back order.
same as mon t.....scrublover
Jan 12, 2004 6:41 PM
i've heard great things over on the singlespeed forum on mtbr.com about it.

got one on order too. going on my old road frame which has vert dropouts. since i'd have had to buy a fixed wheel for it anyhow, i figured go this way, and not have to f*ck around trying to get tension right with the verts.

go for it! everything i've heard about it is great!
same as mon t.....kiwisimon
Jan 13, 2004 6:42 AM
pretty sold me now thanks for your input