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  1. #1
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    Freehub vs Freewheel?

    I guess there's a difference, but I have no idea what it is. Can anyone help me out? I'm mainly curious from the perspective of single speeds if that matters.
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    a freewheel threads into the rear hub and is an older design and a freehub the casstette slides onto the hub and is secured with a lock ring which is your highest gear -smallest cog
    I used to ride to Win ... Now I ride to Grin

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  3. #3
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    They're not singlespeed specific, but here are some pretty good references with pictures:

    Freewheel or Cassette?

    Wikipedia: Freehub

    Wikipedia - Freewheel

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