Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

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Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

Postby redninja » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:54 pm

Hello All,

Looking to upgrade my wheelset....

Currently have a centrelock setup but most of the wheelsets I am looking at uses the 6 bolt standard. I know there is an adapter available, anyone have experience with this ?

Should I stick to just looking at wheelsets with centrelock or will the adapter be OK to use? If I get a 6 Bolt wheelset as an upgrade, will it be better for me to change the whole braking system than getting an adapter?

Thanks!
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Re: Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:02 pm

I didn't think there was an adaptor to run CL rotors on a 6 bolt IS hub :?

It'd be easier to just fork out on some IS rotors, my build in progress will have Deore brakes with IS rotors on SRAM hubs.
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Re: Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

Postby Nobody » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:02 pm

Agree. Just get what wheels you want, then worry about getting new rotors if necessary later. Rotors are too cheap to worry about bodgy adaptors.

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Re: Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

Postby redninja » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:20 pm

Here is the adapter: http://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-Centerlock-To-6-Bolt-Adapter

So I will just buy new rotors along with the wheelset. With my limited knowledge, I had my doubts with using an adaptor and you guys just confirmed it, thanks!
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Re: Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

Postby eeksll » Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:08 am

thats a "centerlock to 6 bolt adapter" not a "6 bolt to center lock adapter"

I use a centerlock to 6 bolt adapter on my commuter, all seems fine. Hell of alot easier to put rotors on than with the 6 separate bolts. The adapter costs as much as a rotor ... I also wanted to keep all my rotors the same as the mtb.

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Re: Centrelock vs 6 Bolt

Postby redninja » Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:25 pm

Thanks eeksll. So I need the opposite, coz I want to put my CL rotors onto 6bolt wheels. I cant find this adapter so new rotors it is.
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