Re: [CR]Suzue Hub Question


Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2001 12:17:56 -0500
From: Jerry & Liz Moos <moos@penn.com>
To: Karl P Frantz <karl.frantz@juno.com>
Cc: tr4play@home.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Suzue Hub Question
References: <20010217.205056.-1976839.0.karl.frantz@juno.com>


I would agree. If it were a track hub, you should have the smaller diameter left-hand thread for the lockring outside of the threads for the cog. A non-QR road hub should be at least 118mm unless it dates back to the 50's or earlier.

Regards,

Jerry Moos

Karl P Frantz wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Feb 2001 19:27:38 -0600 "Eric Elman" <tr4play@home.com>
> writes:
> > I recently picked up a hub that I'd like to know what it is!
> >
> > It is a SUZUE and is stamped SUZUE 3 F with a silver label and red
> print
> > "LIGHT ALLOY C-P FINISH." It is high flange and looks like a Campy
> Record
> > hub with slots, etc. The finish is a mirror like or chromed finish -
> > brilliant! It is threaded for a freewheel, is spaced between locknuts
> at
> > 110mm and the locknuts are huge - 24mm from flat to parallel flat! The
> axle
> > is solid. 36 hole. Is this some sort of track hub? Is it's
> application
> > something really obvious and I'm just in my "duh Eric" mode
>
> Sounds like a BMX hub, for a single-speed freewheel.
>
> Karl Frantz
> Sterling, Massachusetts
> --------------------------------------------------
> Karl.Frantz@juno.com