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Is there a recommended clearance between the mallest sprocket and the frame. I have both Campagnolo & DT hubbed wheels, but the DT seem to run very close.

Any ideas? C40, DaveS?
 

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I run 11 on my steel Pegoretti with around 1/32" of clearance. Like C40 says, as long as it doesn't touch, you're ok. Make sure the lock ring is properly torqued.
 

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bigbill said:
I run 11 on my steel Pegoretti with around 1/32" of clearance. Like C40 says, as long as it doesn't touch, you're ok. Make sure the lock ring is properly torqued.
Am I correct in understanding it to be 1/32" between the lockring & inside face of the dropout?
 

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Am I correct in understanding it to be 1/32" between the lockring & inside face of the dropout?
Yup, Big Leg Emma with ginormous chainstays and breezer style dropouts. I have to stretch a single layer rag tight to fit it in the gap. I have a similar gap between the chainstay and the 12 cog due to the angle of the chainstays.
 

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I use Campy 11. I have HED Adrennes wheels and had to use a Shimano spacer to allow the last cog to clear the spokes. The Shimano cassette spacer pushed the lock ring against the inside of the dropout, so I currently use (until I find a thinner casette spacer) a small thin washer on the axle to spread the droputs ever so slightly just to clear. Bike is a Tarmac SL2. No contact as far as I can tell, but its REALLY close. Not the ideal situation, but I can't find any other solution.

I wish HED would get axle/cones. etc. the correct width for Campy 11....they have NOT returned two of my calls or an email regarding this issue and a better solution.
 
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