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Old 02-13-2008, 09:43 AM   #46
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Question Excel A60 may not be an option on the stock hub?

Originally Posted by osteo
when the bank account allows me I may send it out to Woody's to be mated with a new front rim (Pyn's A60 is a good idea).

Originally Posted by woody's wheel works
Pyndon was right that the A-60 appears to be the toughest rim out there,,,unfortunately it is has the wrong indexing for the 950 front hubs,,,

he lucked out because we had a protype AD hub floating around that was mis-indexed....good news for him,cuz we were able to use it and superlace it...

the 1.60 size is best suited for super rigorous dirt riding,,,for all around strength and practical use on the highway and the fire roads,,,we've had the greatest success with the aftermarket double signature Excel 7000 series aluminum rims.... we custom drill them in a euro indexing and our x3 superlace problems yet,,,,the one or two that have been through the mill had definitely been tacoed at warp speeds

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Old 02-13-2008, 11:31 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by Zen Slug

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Old 02-13-2008, 12:04 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by Zen Slug
how's the D.I.D. rim compare to Sun and Excel?
As noted in other threads, none of the SE guys are reporting bent far. I also want to think that lacing one of those rims onto an ADV hub shouldn't be a problem.
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Old 06-27-2008, 06:27 AM   #49
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hello everybody,

For information :

I wanna change my front rims.. i'm looking for excel rims and i don't find the good size : 2,15 x 21

I call KTM and they give me the price : 265 euros
It's a bit expensive!!

I call behr saxess rims : Price : 170 euros.. it's better.. and you can purchase rims without problem (no excusivity with KTM..)

ok it's in german but you can find easily what you want..

for example :

But i need some information :
Someone put an other size of rims : 1,60 or 1,85 x 21??
How is it??

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Old 06-27-2008, 12:08 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by osteo
Thanks Zen

I'm running an A60 that Woody built onto the stock hub on my SE.

The construction is a bit compromised in that it's 2 cross one side, 3 cross on the other, to account for the indexing issue. Woody assures me that it's still a strong wheel and he knows his stuff, so I don't question that.

The wheel has held up to everything I've thrown at it thus far, which is not that much honestly, as I haven't had a chance to really explore with that bike in a while.

But, I was concerned that the 1.6 would be less desirable on the road, and on the SE, I actually found I like the handling better than I did with the 1.85.

So, it's doable and it seems to work well.

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