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  1. Lightweight Wheel Swap

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello, I am looking to boost the performance of my CX by replacing the stock wheels with lighter ones. In my research I have found sport bike wheels that are incredibly light (as low as 5lbs) - and ridiculously expensive (as much as $1800). I am wondering: Is a lightweight wheel swap feasible/...
  2. CX500 Rim Compatibility

    Technical Help Forum
    Hello all, I have a 1978 CX500E with magstar rims that are cracking. I need to get new ones but I've had a hard time finding out what's compatible between the models (cx500a-e?) and years. Does anyone have a compatibility matrix for wheels (mostly rear). Quite urgent please, as it's how I...
  3. Selling all my parts

    Selling and Buying Forum
    A while back, actually nearly a year ago, I bought a bunch of cx500 parts with the intent to build a bike from scratch... Well after setting the parts in my garage, they haven't moved. I tried to work up the motivation to get started on this project, but I just found that I don't have the time...
  4. 78 Wheels Wanted

    Selling and Buying Forum
    Looking for 78 Wheels - Particularly the rear. I'm in the twin cities. Thanks! -Rob UPDATE: Found a wheel set locally, thank you!
  5. Comstar vs Revers Comstar trouble swapping

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hi CX fans! I got an issue with swapping wheels,I had a 16" reverse comstar rear and reverse comstar 18 front wheel. I installed a new set of perfect looking comstar ,in the back no issue, but the front wheel is giving trouble (is on the original fork and calipers), the wheel does not spin...
  6. Wanted: CX650 E Wheel

    Technical Help Forum
    Does anyone have a 650e front wheel in good shape? Mine is bent. This wheel is not the same as a custom or GL. If you know where I might get one! let me know. Thanks for your help.
  7. Powder coating question

    CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I know some members have powder coated their wheels themselves in the past and I would like to know how the rim was hung/placed in the oven. I am curious how you hung the rim in a household oven or if you carefully placed it on a rack. Apologies if this has been shown before, but I can not...
  8. Removing front wheel

    Technical Help Forum
    I need some help getting my front tire off. There seems to be a cap (haynes term) over the nut and split pin (right hand side). I can't get this mo-fo off!
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