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Yes. The shorter spokes go on the drive side. Satisfy yourself by looking at the picture below: Imagine two right-angled triangles sharing a common side (the red-dashed line). The hypotenuse of the left triangle (non-drive side) is longer than the hypotenuse of the right triangle (drive side). Generally only by a couple of mm, but it makes a difference. ...


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As for rim strong enough for highest. The force the rim must take is both psi and size. If you have twice as many molecules pushing 1/2 as hard the total force is the same. It is not exactly force on the rim bead but the force on the tire to pull it off the bead. It is a lot about how the and where tire engages rim. On Stans (ZTR) the bead is shallow so ...


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I have done this but the wheel does not sit central in the forks therefore the brake block shimms need to be adjusted to suit


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Front hubs on mountain bikes and road bikes are all the same width, 100mm (except for some downhill hubs with through-axles). So you could use either type, they would fit in your forks fine. Note nearly all current mountain bike hubs are designed for disc brakes, so include mounts for attaching a rotor. You can still use them on a bike with rim brakes, just ...



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