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    Junior Member captainknuckles's Avatar
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    Back wheel replacement advice

    This weekend I warped my back rim on a backtrail x2. Now I obviously don't want to spend more on a new wheel than the whole bike cost me. Can anyone suggest a decent complete wheel that might be a bit stronger than the previous haro stock? Or perhaps I should just get a rim only and let my bikeshop put it together.
    I might like the new one to be chrome because the stock rim did not work well for braking. But the chrome upgrade is not mandatory, mainly I just want something stronger.
    Thanks

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    "Uh-uh. Respek Knuckles." hypersnazz's Avatar
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    Dan's has a Mosh cassette laced to Sun Big City for $140. The Mosh cassette is functionally identical to the Odyssey Hazard and Premium cassettes, so you can swap out to a 1-piece driver for either of those if you wanted. I'd imagine the bearings in the Odyssey and Premium hubs are higher quality, and Premium uses a 4-pawl driver (which I believe actually does still fit in the 3-pawl hub). And Big City rims are decent doublewalls that won't break the bank.

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    Mosh and Odyssey cassettes are made in the same factory i beleive.

    Just get an Odyssey Cassette, make sure you get the right size cog.

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    Good point.
    I have the big old school front sprocket (44t?) so what would the back be? I can't count them right now, I'm hard at work in the office... heheh..

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