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What through axle and is it possible?

mickowlmickowl Posts: 15
Hello

I have a Boardman MHT 8.6

I was looking at getting some through axles instead of the QR for front and rear.

Is this possible on this bike? If so, when buying - what dimensions am i looking for?

Spec from shop where i bought ir from:

-front 9 x100mm
-rear 10x141mm boost

Boardman website:

32H front and rear 141mm?

If anyone needs some more info/data to answer please let me know.

If someone could take the time to explain to a noob it would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

Mick

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  • reaperactualreaperactual Posts: 642
    Unfortunately you are stuck with the 141 quick release rear because of the frame dropouts which is a slot rather than 'holes' for thru axles.

    It is possible to have thru axle on front but only if you change/upgrade your forks and probably the wheel/hub too depending on the bearing type of your current front hub.
  • mickowlmickowl Posts: 15
    Ah right, thats that then

    Thanks a lot for the info!
  • reaperactualreaperactual Posts: 642
    Your welcome! 141 quick release rear is still a stiffer Boost wheel (wider hub and spoke spacing) and an improvement on non boost quick release in real terms.

    Happy riding Pal.
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