Wanted: 126mm spaced rear wheel

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  • Something for bashing around town, so 32 spokes or more and around 17mm wide rim.

  • If you can be bothered to spring the frame for a 130mm rear, got a pair of fairly decent 105 on DRC ST18 (think that's the outside width, a touring type thing) doing nothing, they're blue rims. 32 or 36 I can't remember which. Yours cheap, collected SE4 or delivered somewhere near / in town. For cassette not freewheel.

  • Edit: I had a wheel but rim width too big.

  • Thanks @Skülly, noted. My 80's Dawes Galaxy has become a time pit largely due to the rear wheel, so at this point I would just like something that is plug-and-play. If no other solution emerges, I'll take you up on your kind offer.

  • How wide is too wide?

  • Also have these

    SHIMANO 105 FH-1051 HUBS 36 holes, 100/126mm including 7sp Uniglide cassette/both QR skewers on unknown (destickered) black anodised rims shod in lots of life left Durano/Durano Plus 25mm tyres if of any interest.

  • Loads too wide. Basically, I hadn't spotted your 17mm demand and then saw a touring wheel. It's a 700c rim but the width is similar to that of an mtb rim.

  • @Foreigner65 How rude not to reply to your first post!
    I'm trying to avoid postage, but I may well need to.

  • Hey no worries. Postage is cheap as we can use office USP services for under £5 for any size parcel.

  • How wide are the rims? I've got 32mm tyres I'd like to run.

  • Will check later and let you know

  • Hiya - both silver and black are 14mm internal/ 20mm external , so IMO 28mm tyres are top size, not to say people are riding bigger ones without problems. The silver ones - rear BTW is called OMICRON (😨😨) - came with new 28 city tyres which you can have FOC with the wheelset.

    Up to you really, understand you may want 32s on your Galaxy.

  • Just so you could maybe consider something narrower to open up your options.
    I'd been running 32s on the rear of my commuter and tourer/audax machines since 2010 and 2017 respectively. The commuter with an Open 4 ceramic (which are some of the narrowest rims at barely 12mm) and older Open Pro CD on the tourer. I went up to 107kg (now at a svelte 95kg) and still no squirm even under hard turns and loads on top of my heft.

    I know some will absolutely reject this but my real world experience of doing this over long periods/tens of thousands of miles I've had zero issues.
    2pence worth.
    luck hunting

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Wanted: 126mm spaced rear wheel

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