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Old 07-27-09, 10:20 AM   #1
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Xootr wheel on Dahon Boardwalk ??

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will this xootr swift 20" wheel fit the dahon boardwalk ? my boardwalk rear wheel needs to be replaced and i happened to saw this wheel set which i think has a better spec than the dahon wheel. anyone has experience or has tried this ? appreciate it.

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http://www.xootr.com/swift-rear-wheel.html
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Do you want to put gears on the rear.
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Old 07-27-09, 12:21 PM   #3
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Do you want to put gears on the rear.
yes. i am planning on putting gears.
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Measure your frame dropout. It should work if it is 130mm as this wheel is 132.5mm and you can spread the dropout a little bit.
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Measure your frame dropout. It should work if it is 130mm as this wheel is 132.5mm and you can spread the dropout a little bit.
thanks a lot. will do that..

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I take it that you have ahorizontal dropouts? Have you thought of installing an internal geared hub?
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I take it that you have ahorizontal dropouts? Have you thought of installing an internal geared hub?
i actually was thinking about that but had second thought because of the cost so i decided to just keep the existing gears/cogs. if i do change the rear wheel set it will cost me less than $100 but if i go IGH it will be about $160 for the IGH and i need to have my LBS build me a new wheel set which i think will be about $30 for the rim + 40 for labor + 32 for the spokes and 20 more for incidental expenses like nipples. so total cost may round up to about $282. so a big difference compare to buying a rear wheelset.

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