PW also sells the 'chrome dome'. These have a larger diameter to get more
surface bite to prevent slipping forward.
On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:44:28 PM UTC-5, Bill Lindsay wrote:
> Amplifying what Phil said, I do not think of the Tuggnut as a tension
> adjuster. I think of the Tuggnut as a slip-prevention device. The OP
> shows a photo of a White Industries Dos Eno Freewheel on the bike, and what
> appear to be Phil allen head axle nuts. In order to use both gears, you
> need a way to make the chain loose so you can switch the chain to the other
> gear. A Tuggnut would be an impediment for that use-case.
> Bill Lindsay
> El Cerrito, CA
> On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 10:04:12 AM UTC-8, Philip Williamson wrote:
>> I don't (and wouldn't) use a tug nut with a fixed gear.
>> I think I use my knees, like Patrick, as the two extra hands. Easiest
>> with a QR and no fenders, but still easy enough. I do a think where I
>> half-snug the left nut, then push the wheel toward the chain to center the
>> wheel and tension the chain. Then I snug the right nut, and full-snug the
>> left nut.
>> Santa Rosa, CA
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