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1981 XR500R replacement rims

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Hi, I’m in the process of restoring an 81 XR500, just wondering if there is an off the shelf replacement rim for this or is it possible to spoke an 18” rim up to the existing hub? IMG_2935.JPGIMG_2623.JPG

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Buchanan can make Stainless steel spokes for you. The also offer Sun rims, which are pricey, but the strongest out there. Since that bike is weighty, it might be worth the additional cost. I've had there set up on my 81' 200R for many years of jumping MX and hard trail use. Rim not dinged and spokes look like new, the Nipples are rusting some is my only complaint.  www.buchananspokes.com/categories/rims_sun.asp

Buchanan Stainless spokes-Sun Rim.jpg

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