Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Camp Hill, PA
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Hello if I my inject my two cents here. the purpose here is get rid of you Heliomatic freewheel right?
first you need a new freewheel.
building new wheels will require you to get new hubs, spokes, and rims, plus labor. I recently had a hub rebuilt to a new rim. the rim was $35 (a great deal for a tubular Reflex) $2 ea for 32 spokes and $35 labor. you are looking at about $60-70 before you get a rim.
I would look for a decent set of prebuilt wheels. I recently purchased a set of wheels from Ebikestop.com and I am very impressed with them.
look at these wheels http://www.ebikestop.com/dimension_r..._3x-WE2727.php
hope this helps you. OH is this bike is not index shifting is it? I do not think heliomatics ever did.
Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,
Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape