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OCR offset rim on Boardman Pro HT

theotherjaketheotherjake Posts: 237
edited December 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
I need some help with the rear wheel on my 2010 Boardman Pro HT, I recently discovered a crack the in rim so ordered a new one from CRC [see link] and got my LBS to build the wheel up with the new rim. But after fitting it back to the bike it doesnt sit centred between the stays?

I have just noticed its an OCR rim, would this make a difference? the spoke bed appears to be on the non drive side. Furthest away from the cassette.

Did I make a mistake buying an OCR rim? Do you need specific a hub/frame for an offset wheel??!



  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    sounds like the LBS built the wheel wrong. ask them to build it correctly with the correct length spokes.
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  • They used the same spokes from the previous rim, would they need to be different lengths?
  • jairajjairaj Posts: 3,009
    Yes you may need different sized spokes. The spoke length is dependent on many factors, have a look at the DT Swiss spoke length calculator.
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