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  1. #1
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    Feb 2013

    Need help finding a new tire!

    So I have a specialized hardrock pro and someone backed over my bike and ruined the front tire.(HR Disc 29", alloy double-wall, disc, pin joint, 25mm, 36h) The hub and brake are fine but the rim is shot. Any recommendations for a replacement rim and spokes as well. I'm looking for a slight upgrade from the stock version. Nothing too big, since the person who ran over it is going to pay for it out of pocket. Any help would be appreciated.

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    Fat-tired Roadie
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    The hub isn't worth saving, and a loose rim, spokes, and the shop time to put them on it will cost more than a complete wheel.

    Find out what your shop's got in stock. My recommendation for a budget 29er front wheel would be something from QBP with a Shimano Deore front hub and DT or Mavic rim. NOT one of their system wheels, those are often stupid in one way or another. It should come in under $100 and be nicer than what you had in pretty much every way.
    "Don't buy upgrades; ride up grades." -Eddy Merckx

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    Thanks a lot!

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