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I am a complete bike novice and am trying to convert my raleigh equipe road bike into a single speed (after a plastic bag blew out my rear derraileur).

I have purchased a single speed conversion kit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01LWVTCS0/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 but have not been able to fit it onto my wheel.

If I purchase a shimano cycling freehub (something like this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00G98QQU0?pf_rd_r=H50JHNAAZCRQN6SV9FQM&pf_rd_p=e632fea2-678f-4848-9a97-bcecda59cb4e), would I be able to attach it to my wheel, having removed the freewheel, so the single speed kit would work?

Photo of the wheel and removed free wheel attached.enter image description here

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No, you have a freewheel and the conversion kit you have bough is for a freehub. The freehub you have linked to will not fit your freewheel.

I don't know if you can get freewheel kits with spacing. Most freewheel kits I have seen have the cog close the hub flange - the chain line would be wrong on your wheel.

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    You could still use your freewheel and run the chain over the cog that gives you the best chainline, probably the middle-most of the pack. But it may become hard to push if the front chainring is quite large. In which case you'd have to find a smaller ring. Just thinking that a new RD may be less hassle and cheaper.
    – Carel
    Jun 2 '20 at 9:49

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