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Oh yes, so I see. I've updated my link in post # 3 above to point to the new parts finder. However, it doesn't list the Roadster yet.
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Not sure what St Charles had them listed at before, but their prices are usually MSRP. If you want a set, check out Surdyke, or Boardtracker. Most of the online dealers seem to have better pricing.

http://www.boardtrackerharleyonline....S/5DUALBLK19X3
http://www.boardtrackerharleyonline....2XS/5BLK18X425
I rarely order from any of the Parts Finder sites as I find them a bit more expensive than the others.

I normally order from New Castle HD, I find their prices extremely competitive with the others you listed. They are located in PA, so the shipping times usually are pretty good (but I do end up paying state sales tax). They had the Roadster wheels for $328.41.

Unfortunately, the Roadster wheels are on backorder and the estimated release date is the end of October...so the wait begins.
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Just to update this thread...New Castle HD had told me the wheels were on backorder and their expected release date was 10/20 & 10/26. Earlier this week I received an email saying they were being shipped out and I'd have them by the end of the week. They arrived today!! WoooHooo!!

I'll probably weigh them some other time (I have guests coming today, so no time to dilly-dally around), but here they are:


This is sorta how it'll look...


Thanks to everyone that helped out early on this thread to point me in the right direction! Much appreciated!

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They're really nice looking wheels; I like them.
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They're really nice looking wheels; I like them.
Yes, I do like them as well. I'm quite excited to get my project back underway now! I suspect they will be a pain in the butt to clean, but that's a problem for another day!
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Nice. Loving that headlight/turnsignal setup too.
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I never understood why they were called 5 spoke rims when it looked like 10 spokes, now I see that they are two sets of offset 5 spokes. I think those are some of the best looking OEM Harley wheels I have seen to date. If I wasnt content with the spokes on my Nightster I would be seriously eyeing those rims. Very nice!
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Interested to learn what they weigh compared to the cast wheels on my "CP."
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Here are the weights of the wheels (remember this is bare - no bearings, spacers, valve stems, etc):


Front wheel - 11 lbs, 10 oz


Rear wheel - 15 lbs, 2.6 oz

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