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    Experience with AC SS Wheels? and or threaded freewheel hubs vs splined

    Hello Fellow Single Speeders,

    I am buying a new wheel set for my rigid SS 29er. I have been eyeing the American Classic Single Speed Wheel set. The only thing that worries me is that its not a threaded free wheel hub, which I assume can handle SS abuse better than a shortened splined cassette hub. Thoughts anyone?

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    After having to cut a freewheel off recently, I will never ever run anything but splined cogs. I've never had any durability issues from mine, and the easily swapped cogs and chainlonr adjustment far outweigh anything freewheels have to offer. Your mileage may very...

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    I've run both and am currently running a paul word hubs with a freewheel. There are several differences in the two but if they are laced and tensioned properly and your not a hefty rider, I think both are gonna give you about the same ride and last a while.

    Why would you assume a splined hub would handle more abuse, the difference in the dish is negligible and most ss splined hubs have steel instead of alum parts anyway.

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