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Hi there,

I am seeking for help. I want to transform my CX 500 front wheel into a spoke wheel.
I want to know if it is possible to use the original front hub and adapt a GSXR 750 suspension for example?

thank you in advanced

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If you want a spoked wheel with GSXR forks, I'd forget the stock hub and look for a wheel that will fit the GSXR axle, or be adaptable using stock bearings. You'll also want the GSXR brakes, which will be a big improvement over the CX's stock brake, in addition to being a direct fit to the forks. Ideally, you'll find a wheel that fits both the axle and the brakes with minimal adjustment.
There's a US manufacturer who makes a custom spoke hub specifically for this application. I don't recall the name, but I imagine someone here will.
 

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Hi Randall,
Thank you for your message. Cognito moto is another company in uk that have designed two hubs for £ 398
(GSXR and R1, R6) www.CognitoMoto.com.
It would be great if you could share the link of the company in USA.
I was really hoping to hear that it would be possible to adapt the original hub.

thank you once again

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CognitoMoto is in the USA. From the link in your message:
"Feel free to email us if you have any questions, [email protected], or call ‪(804) 256-7882‬
Come visit us in the Store at: 3 S. Granby St. Richmond Va 23220
Hours Monday-Friday 9am - 6pm"
 

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CogitoMoto is the company I had in mind.
Some have made adapter rings to convert the stock wheel to spokes, but the machined hub would be simpler and safer.
And, since you'll be using non-CX forks, why reintroduce the CX hub into that mix? It's cleaner to merge two systems than three.
 

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CogitoMoto is the company I had in mind.
Some have made adapter rings to convert the stock wheel to spokes, but the machined hub would be simpler and safer.
And, since you'll be using non-CX forks, why reintroduce the CX hub into that mix? It's cleaner to merge two systems than three.
Hi Randall,
I could not agree more with your statement. but at the sametime my goal is to have a cost benefit solution. I think that I will use the rings for the rear wheel and the cogitomoto front Hub (GSXR-750).

kind regards
Carlos
 

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CognitoMoto is in the USA. From the link in your message:
"Feel free to email us if you have any questions, [email protected], or call ‪(804) 256-7882‬
Come visit us in the Store at: 3 S. Granby St. Richmond Va 23220
Hours Monday-Friday 9am - 6pm"
Hello,

Thank you so much for joining the chat. I will definitly order some parts if not everything from you.

kind regards
carlos
 

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Hi Randall,
I could not agree more with your statement. but at the sametime my goal is to have a cost benefit solution. I think that I will use the rings for the rear wheel and the cogitomoto front Hub (GSXR-750).

kind regards
Carlos
It will probably be more cost efficient to find an existing spoke wheel that can be adapted to the GSXR forks and brakes. With the CogitoMoto hub, you'd still need to source a rim and spokes.
 
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