I ran into an issue in a recent enduro where I got a flat about 2/3 of the way through the race. Not having the time to do major surgery on the course I decided to opt for a quick fix. The main problem usually is maintaining a bead, even if the tire is still on the rim the first big turn will roll it right off. Now if you have an expensive full wheel beadlock then you can ignore this specific tip. I unfortunately don't so the solution for me was simple. I usually carry a handful of zip ties to deal with the occasional problem, when the flat occurred I took the largest ties I had and zip tied the wheel to the rim about every 6 or so inches all the way around the tire. This kept the tire on the rim and I was able to finish the race. I'll grant you not as fast as I would have liked but finishing was my goal.
Dealing with a flat in the middle of an enduro
The Shinko 216 MX Fatty Tire is the new favorite tire of the off road world. The taller height makes it plush in rocks and the compound allows a deep bite everywhere else.
Available in FATTY size 90/100-21 Extreme Offroad/Enduro/Desert tire "Taller-Fuller" profile navigates through rocks, trees and square edge terrain with ease Split tread pattern cleans out wheel and offers precise point and go control Proven for years in Europe's Erzburg, Romaniacs, and other extreme Enduro events. FIM Approved Perfect pairing with the Shinko 505 Cheater tire
Rad Manufacturing is now one of our premier manufacturers and we thing you will be impressed especially when purchasing something as important as wheels for your best friend the KTM 950/990 Adventure or 950 Super Enduro.
We aren't talking about just any bike we are talking about the bike that will go to the end of the world with you if you ask that from it.
We want to help you make the legs on your adventure the strongest and most farkled set of legs you can get. RAD will help us with that.
From mild to wild they have it all. Start off with their Billet Cush Drive hub and grace that with heavy duty stainless steel spokes.
If you are up to it and we think you are you may want to oversize those spokes and add a +1 to the gauge which will save you from the wobbles.
Finish that off with either a strong CACR Rim or our favorite rim of choice Sun Rim.
Now that we have racked your brain with all of these choices we have added anodizing and powder-coating options to personalize it even further.
From stock sized 4.25x18 rims to track ready 5.00x17 you have everything you need to build that custom rear wheel.
By Bryan Bosch
FasterUSA Excel A60
- Full one year warranty on hubs
- Hubs accept OEM bearings, seals, spacers and spokes.
- Machined in Southern California from 100% certified US 6061T6 aluminum billet.
FasterUSA Excel A60 Excel rims have been the benchmark for all other rim companies over the past few decades. The Excel A60 rim is the highest level offered by Excel and is 10-15 % stronger than the legendary Takasago rim and is only available in black. These are the highest level of rims available and are used by countless Factory teams and professional riders. The rims are laced to FasterUSA hubs with heavy duty high carbon steel spokes.FasterUSA hubs are machined in Southern California out of solid billet heat treated 6061 T6 aluminum. For added strength only US aluminum is used (nothing Chinese). Our outer wheel spacers are machined out of 7075 aluminum to prevent 'grooving' and have water deflection contours machined in them to extend bearing life. OEM spokes, nipples and rims will work with these hubs. Hubs come with a full one year warranty against any defects. Our hubs accept OEM spokes, bearings, seals and spacers.
Up to one pound lighter than stock wheels
Machined from CNC aircraft specification billet aluminum
Aluminum spacers utilizing a dual bearing design for maximum weight reduction
Improve strength and reliability
Utilize highly polished Excel stainless steel spokes with aluminum Spline Drive nipples
Nickel hub matched with a black Excel rim
Black hub matched with a silver Excel rim
Rim Offset: 3+5
Wheel Rim Size: 10x8
High-performance series designed to meet rugged ATV standards
.19in. wall construction
Built with state-of-the-art CNC spinning equipment
.455in. valve stem hole
T-9 Pro available with polished or black finish
LB designates large bell
Also available for mini quads