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Im looking to run some firestone champion deluxe tube tires on my thruxton for that vintage look. Doing so involves running a 16 or 18in rear wheel. Not really digging the look of the factory rear hub anyway. Has anyone here done this?
 

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Im "running" a Avon MkII 5"x16" on a Harley rear wheel...

looks like this....

http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/146444-scram-hardtail-update-9.html#post1784282

there are a few people that have changed rims/hubs on their bikes and i have to agree with you that the oem hod looks like sh!t ;)

Bettlebeard have a really nice setup....(Excel, 19"x2.5 up front and 18"x3.5 in back)

http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-talk/163342-hi-now-lets-talk-wheels-and-tires.html

good luck with your scoot man :)
 
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