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thebikedoctor33 said:
can sumone explain thru axles for me. can any wheel be used with a thru axle fork?
Simply put there are QR axles and solid axles. Usually a 20mm front thru axle and a 10 / 12mm solid rear axle. To use a 20mm set-up you need a 20mm hub and fork. The rear can use a solid axle depending on the dropout size.
 

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The front can use a solid axle as long as you get the right one for it. It's going to be a 9mm I believe. I think some have 10 but I'm not really sure..... If you do that it'll fit into any QR fork.
 

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COmtbiker12 said:
The front can use a solid axle as long as you get the right one for it. It's going to be a 9mm I believe. I think some have 10 but I'm not really sure..... If you do that it'll fit into any QR fork.
just to clarify, a solid axle and thru axle isnt the same thing. A thru axle is removable from the hub and slides through the fork dropouts. A solid axle simple has bolts at both ends instead of a qr.
 

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Good point, guess I just wasnt paying attention, lol.
 

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COmtbiker12 said:
Good point, guess I just wasnt paying attention, lol.
zedro did you have anything to do with taking off about 20 posts from me?
 

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COmtbiker12 said:
zedro did you have anything to do with taking off about 20 posts from me?
i'm cleaning this mess known as the downhill board up. If a thread is deleted, any posts within that are gone with the associated post count.
 

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Props to you for taking on such a burdening odyssey.
 
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