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126mm hub parts?(7 posts)

126mm hub parts?Scotttheroadie
Oct 20, 2003 10:04 AM
Anyone know where I can get a cassette to fit an old 126mm hub?
Ebay? Post if you find some, because...Cory
Oct 20, 2003 12:42 PM
I have an old 126mm Specialized I like a lot, but the hub's about on its last rebuild. Local shops said they can't get parts, and I haven't gotten around to launching a real search yet. Might be able to spread the dropouts enough to bet a 130 in there, but I'd rather not.
Might check at or, too.
Freewheel or cassette?Dave Hickey
Oct 20, 2003 12:45 PM
NOS freewheels are getting hard to find but cassettes are easy to make with current cassette cogs and old spacers.
Freewheels live!Andy M-S
Oct 23, 2003 11:10 AM
I had a freewheel die (lock up, actually) on my spare wheelset during my commute this morning (OK, that's another story), but my LBS had 7-speed Shimano freewheels in stock for < $20. So it's a 13-28, not perfect, but they had them. I know for a fact that you can get other ratios.
Freewheels live!hdnoise
Oct 23, 2003 3:34 PM
What's your LBS? I could use the very 13-28 you describe.

Freewheels live!Andy M-S
Oct 29, 2003 7:54 AM
Sorry to take so long...I haven't been checking back too often.

Smith's in La Crosse, WI. I'm sure they'd be happy to send one to you, or you can e-mail me and I can handle it for you.
You looking for 7 speed cassettes? (nm)TFerguson
Oct 28, 2003 8:13 AM