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    Farley 5 27.5" or 29" wheel/hub options?

    Greetings all
    i wonder if anyone has any suggestion where to find either a 27.5 or 29 wheel set for Trek Farley 5. I read a lot about people running these wheel sizes with Plus tires, but cannot find what type wheels or from where to get them???

    I am currently running the 26" Mulefut 80 rims/ hubs that came standard but have been unable to find anywhere that offers 27.5/ 29 alternative with the original hub specifications according to Trek:

    Front Hub
    Bontrager sealed bearing, 135x5 front QR!

    Rear Hub
    Bontrager alloy sealed bearing 197x12 rear - Thru axel

    is it a matter of ordering custom wheels?
    if so: any suggestions?

    Thanks very much!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raven 19 View Post
    Greetings all
    i wonder if anyone has any suggestion where to find either a 27.5 or 29 wheel set for Trek Farley 5. I read a lot about people running these wheel sizes with Plus tires, but cannot find what type wheels or from where to get them???

    I am currently running the 26" Mulefut 80 rims/ hubs that came standard but have been unable to find anywhere that offers 27.5/ 29 alternative with the original hub specifications according to Trek:

    Front Hub
    Bontrager sealed bearing, 135x5 front QR!

    Rear Hub
    Bontrager alloy sealed bearing 197x12 rear - Thru axel

    is it a matter of ordering custom wheels?
    if so: any suggestions?

    Thanks very much!
    mikesee, who posts here, runs lacemine29.com
    He will build you what you want.
    I have several set of his wheels....with 100s of thousands of miles between them....trouble free

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    you would need a 135 QR front hub or a new 150MM fork to have more options.

    2016 Trek Farley 5, 7, 9, 9.6, and 9.8 Fat Bikes

    Let's see your fatbike 29+ Plus conversions
    Mike
    Toronto, Canada
    2016 Trek Farley 7
    2015 RSD Mayor Bluto (sold)
    2014 Giant TCX SLR1
    2012 Giant TCR Advanced SL3

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