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Offline Darrinw2001

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Should I change Wheels or Just Hubs?
« on: September 14, 2008, 01:21:52 PM »
I am trying trying to figure out if I should change my wheelset or just the Hubs when going from V-brakes to disc brakes? anyone have any ideas if I should do both or just the hubs?

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Re: Should I change Wheels or Just Hubs?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2008, 01:29:57 PM »
It would probably be cheaper and easier to get a built up disc compatible wheelset if you can find a nice used set. Otherwise you are looking at the labor to strip your current hoops, your current spokes may or may not work depending on the flange height of the new hub, etc: :)

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Re: Should I change Wheels or Just Hubs?
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2008, 01:53:53 PM »
I'd do the whole wheelset. I have some cheaper wheels laying in the garage I'll let go if you are interested.
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Re: Should I change Wheels or Just Hubs?
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2008, 02:29:35 PM »
I'd do the whole wheelset. I have some cheaper wheels laying in the garage I'll let go if you are interested.

Very interested... Let me know what they are and the price...

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Re: Should I change Wheels or Just Hubs?
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2008, 07:04:58 PM »
I agree, it will be much more cost effective to completely replace the wheels.

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Re: Should I change Wheels or Just Hubs?
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2008, 09:48:54 PM »
I agree, it will be much more cost effective to completely replace the wheels.

I agree too!  ;D
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