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    Motobecane Boris X9 Bluto, WheelSet HELP!

    Hi all!

    I have a Motobecane BorisX9 Bluto that I am looking to upgrade the wheel set on.

    Iím picking up a set of Bontrager Jackalope wheels. Will these fit the Boris X9?

    Looks like the Boris X9 is 150 front and back is 170 which look to be the same with the Jackalope wheels.

    But the issue seems to be the back wheel. The Jackalope rear wheel is a Thru-Axle

    And my Boris X9 does not have a Thru-axle

    So finding End caps seems to be the issue...

    Can anyone help!?

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    Have you perhaps reached out to Trek to see if they have end caps available. Not sure what type of hubs they use but it could be possible that hubs are not convertible.

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    You could have the rear hub swapped out to something convertible.
    I like turtles

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tradition123 View Post
    Hi all!

    I have a Motobecane BorisX9 Bluto that I am looking to upgrade the wheel set on.

    Iím picking up a set of Bontrager Jackalope wheels. Will these fit the Boris X9?

    Looks like the Boris X9 is 150 front and back is 170 which look to be the same with the Jackalope wheels.

    But the issue seems to be the back wheel. The Jackalope rear wheel is a Thru-Axle

    And my Boris X9 does not have a Thru-axle

    So finding End caps seems to be the issue...

    Can anyone help!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fleas View Post
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    Super insightful .....

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