You asked: Can you put BMX wheels on a mountain bike?

Will BMX freewheel fit mountain bike?

yes it would make for a better fit but it will work just fine with MTB dishing. Ive done it several times. You remove the spacer between the drive side lock nut and cine nut and remove the old freewheel. slap on your new BMX F/W and your golden.

Are BMX and mountain bikes the same?

BMX bikes are designed for riders who are into tricks, jumps, stunts, urban riding or just showing off at the skate park. … Mountain bikes are designed for riding on tougher terrain or on trails.

How wide are BMX hubs?

The standard BMX axle size is 14mm (especially for rear axles), although some race wheelsets or front wheels may use a 3/8” (10mm) axle that is lighter, but more prone to bending.

Can you ride a BMX like a normal bike?

With a few modifications, you can make a BMX ride to work very comfortably. One good thing about a BMX bike is that you can manoeuvre it much better and faster than most other bikes. The small back end is actually very beneficial for cornering and getting around intricate areas at speed.

Why do BMX bikes not have shocks?

BMX bikes have no suspension. The idea is to fully transfer as much power as possible to the wheels and typically the suspension will waste some of this energy. These bikes are also usually on more predictable courses that don’t have the need for suspension. That and the weight savings make this the norm for BMX bikes.

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