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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-19-2018, 04:05 PM Thread Starter
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Source for spoked rims/hubs

Woody's is OUT! I just got this reply from them today....
Hello Jeff,

Thanks for contacting us. Unfortunately, at this time, there are no spoked wheel options available. While there were hubs available at one time for this model, the company that was machining them has since gone out of business. We are looking into the possibility of manufacturing hubs in the future, but these bikes haven't generated a whole lot of interest in custom wheels. If you would like, we can keep your info and let you know if we do decide to move forward with making these hubs in the future.

I apologize that we weren't able to be of more help at this time.

Kind regards,

Rachelle
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2200 S. Jason St.
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www.woodyswheelworks.com

Does anyone know if Excel is still making wheels/hubs for our bikes?


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There is a fellow on the Honda Hawk GT forum that has a machine shop business specializing in custom made motorcycle parts.
Maybe there is a possibility that he could make a set of hubs.

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https://www.wwresto.com/


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Red face Suzuki Vstrom DL650 XT

The Vstrom DL650 XT has spoked wheels.

Would it be complicated to adapt these to your Versys? ... just an idea.
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The Vstrom DL650 XT has spoked wheels.

Would it be complicated to adapt these to your Versys? ... just an idea.
MIGHT be an option - I know some guys on ADV Rider adapt VStrom wheels to the Versys, tho' I BELIEVE they use the ones from the 1000cc Strom (axle diameters...?).
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