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Evening all....

With the winter approaching I feel that as this is the first one Marge and I will be spending together I fancy making some changes.

I love the looks of my iron, but after having seen some on here and elsewhere I would to roll on some spoked rims with white walls for next year.....

Any suggestions as to where to get me a set - new or used..

I don't think I can afford stealer prices though!
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Ebays probably your best bet to get something for a reasonable price.
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Central wheel. I have bought many akront/morad rims, spokes and other parts from them. Among the best ways to lighten a sportster!
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Central wheel. I have bought many akront/morad rims, spokes and other parts from them. Among the best ways to lighten a sportster!
If you've got the hubs already Jorgens right, Central Wheels or Alf Hagons and I'd go with alloys too. Unsprung weight is very important your bike will stop and handle better.
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Ebay will be your best bet, but be aware that you've got 25mm axles on your Iron and most after market wheels will be 3/4"

It's easy enough to change out the bearings but your costs will soon escalate.

Just try to be sure any used wheels are from a 2007 or later bike.
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If you've got the hubs already Jorgens right, Central Wheels or Alf Hagons and I'd go with alloys too. Unsprung weight is very important your bike will stop and handle better.
His bike came with mags, no hubs available
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I wouldn't limit yourself to what is available in the UK either. It's still cheaper to buy from the States and ship to Europe. Here in Italy I save about 30 percent, even after Italian Taxes and Import Fee's.
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I'm well aware that Irons come with mags, I was replying to Jorgens comment.
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