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    Rocky Mountain Wheeltech 197 rear Hub conversion

    just wondering if it is possible to convert a Rock Mountain rear 197 spaced hub to different spacing to use in a different frame? Want to use it in a 190 QR frame.

    Did a little research and it looks like Wheeltech were made by Novatech for RM, can anyone confirm this?

    thank heaps

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    Novatech makes hubs for a lot of different OEMs.
    But there are several different hub designs.
    I remember the early ( circa 2015)
    RM Wheeltech hubs were junk....don't know how old yours is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the mayor View Post
    Novatech makes hubs for a lot of different OEMs.
    But there are several different hub designs.
    I remember the early ( circa 2015)
    RM Wheeltech hubs were junk....don't know how old yours is.
    Yeah 2015, when I get hold of the hub Iíll pull it apart to help identify it


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    If it's a 2015....I wouldn't waste any time with it.
    I helped a local shop replace just about every one that was sold because it quickly failed.(I broke one on a parking lot demo ride)
    If I remember correctly, it was the same rebranded hub that a few big name MFGRs used during the fatbike boom.....things didn't go well with them.
    There are plenty of better hubs out there that are 190 qr

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    Totally agree, friend has bought the wheel and is trying to use it in his 190 spaced frame.

    Thanx for your help


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