17 inch rear wheel?

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17 inch rear wheel?

Post by Victorh » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:33 am

So my new SE finally arrived from South Africa.....super happy. At the bike shop to get registered but we noticed an interesting modification. It has a 17inch rear wheel....
Any ideas why someone woyld have done this?
Do I panic and look for a 18inch? Image

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Re: 17 inch rear wheel?

Post by MultiDoc » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:46 am

I bet it was done because previous owner was too short ;)

My best friend's SE had a 17" rear too from PO, another shorty.

You can keep it as is for now I guess
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Re: 17 inch rear wheel?

Post by Wilso » Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:35 pm

What he said, looks like the stantions are dropped by a couple of MM as well.

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Re: 17 inch rear wheel?

Post by tomasn » Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:20 pm

With R18 wheel you have more offroad tires to chose. If you are ok with dual sport tires, like karoo or tkc80, then keep r17


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