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    New Hub On Stock Wheel?

    Upgrading my fork on my Response to a QR15mm, since im trying to save a bit on money, can i just add a new hub to my current front wheel?

    I have the stock weinemann wheel what hub would be a direct replacement?

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    You could but it would probably be about the same cost, maybe even cheaper, to buy a new (or used) wheel complete vs buying a hub and having someone relace it. Those stock rims arent that great anyway.

    Just went thru this myself on my mission, but went with a 20mm thru axle and a new set of FSA gravity wheels.

    Check ebay and craigslist for used wheelsets and just google for new wheelsets, they go on sale often and you can find some smokin deals. Ive seen some nice used wheelsets go for under $100.

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    DON"T DO IT... that is just silly. if you could respoke it yourself and the hubs have the same flange height, etc you would be wasting time and money if you paid someone to do it. The stock spokes are SS and I would not use them.
    If you buy a hub, dt swiss spokes and a nice rim it would cost you around~60 for hub, ~3spoke and nipples x32=96 bucks, good rim ~ 60ish. Then~50 bucks to build it. You could have a nice custom wheels or buy a prebuilt wheel ~$150~300 easy for a good built wheel....
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    ok just need a decent wheel tha woukd cost under 150 for the 15mm qr

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