AC29er: 142mm rear axle?-
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  1. #1
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    AC29er: 142mm rear axle?

    Just wondering, if I remember correctly I read a review on the AC29er around summer 2012. The author claimed that the 135mm rear axle of his test bike would be replaced by 142mm in the final bike setup. However, I donīt see this option for the current 2013 model. Anybody knows if there is a plan to give a 142mm rear dropout for the 2014 model?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilhelm6 View Post
    You lucky man! By way of thanks for your brave waiting you have now the chance to order the all-new for 2013 PM rear and 142x12mm through-axle standard upgrades for your Helius AC PINION, formerly seen already at Eurobike 2012 (Ion 16). The overall surcharge is € 100.00. Those upgrades were unveiled at 2013 Lake Garda Bike Festival (Trentino, IT).

    Quote Originally Posted by crank1979 View Post
    I enquired about this when I first ordered and was told "The Helius AC Pinion comes with 135x12mm by default, but we can tailor the rear end to 142mm. I would not recommend that, because this would cause 300€ upcharge and you donīt have any advantage out of it."

    It would have made wheel choices a little different. At least I know I can change it in the future if I decide to go that way.

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    My AC 650b frame is running 142x12mm with the new style post mount.

    Check out my Thread,theres a photo

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