Rear Excel rim on XR600

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  • JeffreyT

Posted May 22, 2004 - 06:04 PM


Okay, I have a 94' XR600r and a new Excel rim to replace the stock bent-up one on the bike and was wondering if the stock spokes will work with the new rim? I read on some site that they will not. Any ideas before I make the attempt?

  • EastCoastWheels

Posted May 24, 2004 - 03:40 PM


Jeff, They "should" work however, the bike is a 94 and you are replacing the rim... do yourself a favor and replace the spokes... they are too old...


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  • kismetsdad

Posted June 03, 2004 - 03:51 PM


I replaced a honda XR 600 wheel with excel rim and brand new honda spokes. I tightened them daily and still broke 20 honda spokes. I replaced the honda spokes with thicker stronger spokes from XR's only. I haven't had a broken spoke since.

  • JetPilot

Posted June 04, 2004 - 06:43 AM


Thanks for the spoke info. Im about to replace buy a couple Excel Rims and was wondering about the spokes. I will get the thicker ones :thumbsup:

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