30/01/13

The Orange Project: from rear to front


For the front wheel spoke conversion I've found a pretty solid rim and hub from a dirt bike. 
Yes, it's a rear wheel, but the rim width was perfect for the occasion.


The hub was the problem, too big and a bit ugly to fit the forks, so I decided to work it a little removing the unnecessary bits and shaving the rest.





After a little polishing it's time for the reassembling.




 Now it looks the part!



New bearings and test fit. Looking good!


Next: a new wheel rod

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