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  1. Africa Twin
    So I bought a well used ‘89 XRV650 which I am rebuilding. The weels are corroded and I need to replace them. I’d like to keep the bike as original as possible so I’m looking to source original DID rims. I allready found a nice used rear wheel and now I’m searching for a front wheel rim (I will...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi! So, I've made the wp48 conversion with the single 320mm disc brake, the brembo calipers and the excel rim. The whole front end from a 450 sxf ktm. Now I've got a problem that I didn´t think of: I've got an analog odomoter and a digital pick up (magnetic) wheel and spindle. There's no space...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    Wonder if you guys can confirm what width Excel rims you have relaced to OE Hubs ? I am a Michelin dealer so want to use Michelin Anakee Wilds so 110/80/19 or 120/70/19 front with 140/80/17 or 150/70/17 Thanks in advance
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I have a FMX and want to put bigger rims on it (18” back 19” front) using the same hubs, any practical reason I can’t? Many thanks for your advice.
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi Does anybody have some photos of there rd04 with gold excel wheels? I'm finally getting round to finishing my 1990 rd04 and I'm struggling to decide if to go black or gold. I wanted gold but the excels are quite a different gold to the originals and black look really nice and more modern...
  6. Africa Twin
    The picture of the Excel wheels (off RuggedRoads' website) shows the dimples are undrilled. Maybe it is a generic image. Those who bought their Excel wheels from them, did they come pre-drilled or not? Also, if they comre pre-drilled, was it for the stock nipples of for oversized nipples for...
  7. For Sale / Wanted
    Hello, Parting out my project bike Honda Dominator street tracker and have almost all stock parts. Engine is sold Excel R17 wheel (front 3,5` rear 4,25`) with tires and brake disk 400e Honda CG125 tank 120e Stock tank 40e Carb 60e Rear shock 40e Front forks 100e Stock seat 40e For other parts...
  8. Africa Twin
    I am thinking changing my old XRV 650 rims for new Excel ones. The original front rims are 21x1.85 while the Excel rims seem to only be available in 21x1.65 or 21x2.25 (KTM fitment?) Am I missing something? Lee
  9. Insurance
    I have recently changed both standard Honda front and rear wheel rims for Excel ones. I have a 21 x 1.85 on the front with a standard 90/90-21 tyre and a 4.25 x 17 on the back with a 150/70-17 tyre fitted. My question is do I need to advise my insurance company of the changes for insurance...
  10. CRF - New Forum!
    Done a deal on this and picking her up on Sunday a 2013 CRF250L with excel motard rims on talon hubs, FMF exhaust and bomb header pipe and lots of other nice extras including the original wheels and tyres.
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi im chasing a front hub for my AT rebuild I'm in Australia but will sort out postage.I only need the hub as ill get excel rims so i don't need the whole wheel posted out here. cheers cam
  12. Transalp
    Hi all, When did the front ends of Alps change to twin discks ? I was wondering what other Alp models the shiny black Excel rim'd wheels from my (single font disk) '91 Alp (XL600VN model) would fit. Thanks all. Nick
  13. Africa Twin
    Hi All, Just bought a well looked after AT 2001 with 11 000 km :-) I intend to use it for a 6 months trip from Paris to Nepal and I am in the process of equiping it properly. I have 2 questions though: - Central Stand: what is the best option between an Honda OEM with an added welded...
  14. Africa Twin
    Lads I was new rims and stainless spokes for my RD07a MY99. What you recommend. Type and size wise.
  15. Africa Twin
    I am currently working for a mx company that supply aftermarket parts for mini mx (ktm58/65/85's) anyway, we supply aftermarket wheels and apparently we can get excel rims, and sm pro rims and hubs etc etc coloured with spokes and coloured nipples and all that bling for any bike size. What kind...
  16. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Fellas, Got a few xr 600 bits for sale. Sidepanels £30 posted Tank £40 posted Fender £20 posted, will fit other xr's 21 inch excel front rim £40 posted Cheers.
  17. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Some enterprising gentlemen are selling "tubless conversion kits" for bikes with spoked wheels: tubeless kit supermoto wheel rim rk excel outex To me looks very much like a roll of airtight tape and a couple of tubeless valves :rolleyes:
  18. For Sale / Wanted
    All sorted now, Thank you Foz Anyone got a rear hub for sale for an @ from 1997? I'd like to powder coat it and then have it built into a gold Excel rim so that it matches my front wheel* that has had had the same treatment, cosmetic condition isn't important and neither is the condition of...
  19. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, for sale is my CCM 604 , Used for Green laning but if it wasn't for the knobblies you might not be able to tell (still a pretty looking thing) Not for the fainthearted, and I'm looking for something tamer to learn the craft on (pretty new to off roading, love it but something like a TTR...
  20. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi, Anyone heading to the MCN show next week? Heading down Friday i think.....anyone up for a cold ride and take in the show?