Hub axle diamerter?

rfretwell Posts: 30
edited June 2013 in Workshop
Is there a reason why front axles are 9mm dia. and rears are 10mm?


  • ugo.santalucia
    ugo.santalucia Posts: 28,301
    In the old days of balls/cone bearings... a front axle had a lot less load, hence can be "under engineered" compared to a rear axle
    left the forum March 2023