- Question for Kinesis Pro6 owners
Just wanted to ask if any other Pro 6 users have experienced a similar issue to me.Posted 4 years ago
I’m using Mavic Speedcity wheels and found the rotor bolts rubbed badly against the inside of the fork. I had to space out my front hub with a washer and file down the bolts to achieve any clearance. However doing this brought the brake caliper too close to the spokes.
Thinking it was a bad wheel/fork combination I got my LBS to try a number of different wheels, disks and bolts but all of them hit the fork too.
I got in touch with Kinesis who pinned the blame on the bolts but very kindly sent me another fork out and a set of bolts. The new fork seems to have slightly more clearance but I still have to use a washer and file the bolts down to avoid contact. All very strange and getting a bit frustrating now.
I wondered what wheels other people are using on the front? Maybe it is the Mavics? I guess a centrelock hub would solve it but surely a 6 bolt wheel should be fine.jonbaMember
Might just be the mavics. I have masses of clearance using hope hubs.
I do however have the problem you describe on my pompetamine and it is a pain as i spent a while trying to find bolts to make it work. Centrelock was the recommendation but they you are stuck with shimano hubs pretty much.Posted 4 years agoantigeeMember
two sets of wheels here and no problems – one set off a cotic X (2nd hand unused from here) which seem to have cotic branded hubs and a set with sram X9 hubs and lightweight rotors which I fitted with the bolts that came with them – no problems with either and swop over without any caliper fiddlingPosted 4 years ago
sounds like kinesis are being helpful – trust you can get sorted and can enjoy the bikenjciscaMember
Thanks for all your replies. My thought was also that the Mavics were the cause although I might also have been unlucky with a slight manufacturing fault on my first set of forks.Posted 4 years ago
I might go back to the LBS with this new set of forks to see if other wheels clear them now. Damn really can’t afford new wheels right now..!
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