Spoked rear wheel

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  1. Nov 6, 2019 #1

    Adie Porter

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    Hi do any of you guru types know of another shaft drive Yamaha rear wheel that is spoked and would be a direct swap for the OEM version?

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    'a direct swap for the OEM version of what? '

    If you're speaking of the VMax, there never-was a spoked version wheel on a stock bike. The original Kerker/Dynojet bike had a custom set of spoked wheels, probably made by Buchanan. I've seen one-other set, it was on a bike here in south Florida and I believe Captain Kyle bought the bike, just to-get those wheels.

    If you have a VMax sporting a set of spoked wheels, you have a very-rare aftermarket accessory.
     
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    Maybe a rephrase would clarify?
    I am looking at a spoked wheel conversion for one of my V-Maxes and was wondering if any of the other Yamaha shaft drive models with spoked wheels would fit like the vstar 1100. Before i seek prices to get some made.
     
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    No direct swap. Need to contact one of the guru's. Sean Morley of Captain Kyle. One of them may have a set.
     
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    Cheers. :)
     
  6. Nov 10, 2019 #6

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    Virago 1100 are spoked and shaft drive. Dont know if fits ok.
    And they are tubeless too!
     
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    Cheers, they seem to be a different size.
    I noticed a couple of suzukis and hondas have the same rim size, might save a bit of machining if i only have to do the hub?
     
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    It's entirely possible to machine a new hub and spoke it to a generic rim
     
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    Ryan has some nice spokes he made for his gen 1
     

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    Very nice, indeed. I would love to have a set of spoked wheels.
     
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    It's only money......
     
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    Adie Porter

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    Now that's what im looking for. Perfect.
    hey Vmax-Mike, is ryan in here? any idea who or where he got them done?
     
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    Thanks Jedi, it looks like thats what im going to have to get done, just looking for anyone set up for doing it in Aus.
     

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