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135 is the standard spacing for mountain bike rear hubs (130 for road hubs these days). Your Heckler is 135. 150 is for a thru-axle setup used mainly on heavy duty freeride/downhill bikes.
 

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Bikinfoolferlife said:
135 is the standard spacing for mountain bike rear hubs (130 for road hubs these days). Your Heckler is 135. 150 is for a thru-axle setup used mainly on heavy duty freeride/downhill bikes.
What does the extra 15 mm. get you?
 

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pinguwin said:
What does the extra 15 mm. get you?
Here's Santa Cruz's words:
150mm wheel spacing with 12mm through axle is becoming the new standard for downhill and freeride bikes. The advantages are: 1) Waaaaay stronger wheels because of the dishless (or almost dishless, depending on the model) hubs. Wider hub flange spacing + no dish = stronger wheel. 2) To match the wide wheel, a wide bottom bracket must be used to provide proper chainline. This keeps your chain further away from the rear tire- allowing for a granny ring with a 2.7-3.0" tire and no rubbing.
 
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