Re: Rear Hub too large for Sproket adapter..PLEASE HELP!
Back to your original post, you said "the spokes are old". Are they rusty, bent? If the spokes are in bad shape you really should consider re-lacing the rims no matter how you mount the sprocket.
I concur that installed correctly, the rag joint will give you many many troublefree miles.The key words here are, 'installed correctly'
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