Jump to content
XTTrailbike

XT250 Rims

Recommended Posts

My 1980 XT250 has alloy rims. Gold anodised i believe. Not bad condition, no major dents or gouges but as im restoring the bike to ‘near new’ I’d like to do something with them. I’ve been told by a wheel restorer re-anodising would be difficult and advised to powder coat or find new rims (which seems impossible). 

The rear is an awkward 17” devil and hard to find a new rim for. The front not so difficult. Would an 18” fit? 

I know there are some xt owners on the site, any advice other than stick with what you got?

Does powder coat risk chipping when fitting tyres?

cheers 

Mark

 

 

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Aye mark,  i would go for 18   rear and 21 front,  17 is a bitch  for tyres also,[ trials]  , theres a  seller Vintage 1.  [ japan  i think]    sells rims and spokes,  or look at Cental wheel Co,  in uk ,.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...