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post #1 of 5 Old 09-25-2006, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
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Front wheel/rim

Hello all-

This past weekend I went riding up St. Helens to the Windy Ridge Lookout and on the way back down I hit a nasty dip in the road. It is like a combination of sunken down grade and repaved and it is REALLY nasty. Thankfully, I didn't hit the brakes, so I stayed upright the entire time. But, I did hit it is such a way that it bent my rim and now I am off balance and have super shakiness. I don't think that I can fix this rim, so it looks like I need another.

Does anyone have a front rim that they aren't using? I have an 05 9er that I use as my main mode of transportation. I've also heard that the F4 wheel will also work, but I don't know the specifics....

Any help is greatly appreciated.....

Thanks so much..

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post #2 of 5 Old 09-25-2006, 06:12 PM
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check w/ dadogs...he should have the lowdown on any 9r rims available right around now...

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-26-2006, 12:07 AM
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I was stationed in Astoria a couple of months ago for 3 years. The Pacific Northwest has some of the best riding in the country hands down. Nothing better than making a trip from Astoria to Brookings on a clear weekend.

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f4i wheel is a direct swap as far as I know.. same rotors and everything.

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post #5 of 5 Old 09-26-2006, 01:33 AM
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These guys can fix your rim. I have sent an f3 rim there that was way beyond tweaked and they fixed it good as new.


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