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Old 10-31-22, 08:55 PM
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Inexpensive second wheelset?

I was pondering a second wheelset for my fat bike for when I ride the MUP's or rail trails. Something like a 50-65mm wide rim with 3-4" slicks or even a 29er set. Problem is, with 15x150 front spacing, my options seem a bit limited.

Anyone have any suggestions or do I need to make a custom build?
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https://www.speedgearbike.com/439078...carbon-26-275?
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Old 11-04-22, 08:49 PM
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I appreciate the suggestion but $1000 isn't inexpensive.
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You never mentioned inexpensive.
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Watch the buy/sell forums on Pinkbike and join the fatbike trade group on Facebook. There is often decent deals on 29+ wheelsets there.
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Originally Posted by prj71
You never mentioned inexpensive.
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Fatbike wheels are going to be tough to find cheap. Either try to find something on AliExpress that will fit your bike, or watch your local buy and sell to see if someone upgrades and sells a set of hubs, then build them into a 29er set.
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Originally Posted by prj71
You never mentioned inexpensive.
Thread title is what?
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Yes. Missed that.

Either way...not going to find anything cheap for fat wheels. And if you do they will be junk.
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Am I able to use a smaller width hub with adapters?
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Originally Posted by CrimsonEclipse
I was pondering a second wheelset...
Yep... A second wheel set is a real gem... Finding a decent inexpensive wheel set? ...Ha

I don't know if its true but I have heard of some people buying a new Walmart bike just to scavenge its components...
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Originally Posted by CrimsonEclipse
Am I able to use a smaller width hub with adapters?

Just get the proper wheelset.
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