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The switch to an IGH is never as simple as it looks. There are a couple of things to consider: Wheel: Yes you will need to have a new wheel built replacing the hub with a IGH hub. You can reuse the rim (if spoke count matches) but will also require new spokes. Dropouts: The Globe Works 3 has a semi horizontal rear dropout while the Globe Works 2 has a ...


That comes down whether the internal mechanism of the different Nexus 3 hubs are the same or not. My guess is they are the same. Some options for you: I had a similar issue with a Nexus 8 hub. In the end I checked with a Shimano approved service center in near me (looked up on Shimano's page). I talked in person to the mechanic, and he knew which would ...

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