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Old 12-01-2012, 08:50 PM   #11 (permalink)
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seems like they'd be in the perfect position to sell a triple clam/hub combo that was engineered to fit one another, given a certain fork setup.

how rad would it be to build a new front wheel buy forks, triples, brakes, bolt it on, be done?

pricey, but easy. i'd love to have the braking but won't give up the spokes...
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:48 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It would definitely be a little more costly (new hub, relaced wheels, triple) but would look like it was installed as a stock upgrade. Could you use the free spirits hub on the tubeless rims that avon or someone makes? That would be the best of both worlds.

Personally I think even the Free Spirits stock triple is a nice piece of kit that would improve the front end look. Having risers, i think it would clean up the front end and not look so cluttered (similar to the clip on triple) but with the cutouts to make it look more "engineered"
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