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    I have a specialized trispoke that is threaded for a freewheel. Is there a safe way to convert it to accept a fixed cog? I know I can just throw a cog on and run it suicide, but I do lots of sweet fixay skids all day so I need something safer.
    • CommentAuthorStrubb
    • CommentTimeOct 20th 2010
    You could always do the JB weld, but the guy at my LBS did that to his beater for fun and said on the ride home the weld already failed
    • CommentAuthorsiridesnot
    • CommentTimeOct 20th 2010
    you can get a 68mm bb locking ring and fix that on but its still suicide.
    • CommentAuthorSkidMark
    • CommentTimeOct 20th 2010
    This ain't gonna work for long if you are skidding.

    But, if you insist:

    JB Weld requires a surgically clean surface to work and even then I think red Loc-tite would be a better choice. Clamp the chain whip in a vise and use both hands on the wheel to torque the cog down. I have lockring pliers, which I think work better than those pressed steel wrenches for tightening lockrings. Have a front brake or be ready to Flintstone it if it fails.
    Haha damn, too sketchy for me. I'm gonna leave it spaced as a front. Thanks for the advice though, guys.
    Red loc-tite and rotafix that shit

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