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KLE 500 Wheel/tyre

I have only owned this bike for the past 2 months and to be honest i do like it better than i thought i would of(1995).However the rear tyre is close to the limit but have been given a like new bridgestone one.I was wondering is it save to changer it from a tubed to one without one?? Also ive seen many on the web people who have done a front wheel conversion for a smaller wheel.Is this an easy thing to do and whats the best way to go about it.Like to get this done now b4 the winter months come as im building a workshop in the garden to do a complete strip and rebuild as the frame is looking worse for ware but solid
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Spook,
I hope you know by going to a smaller diameter front wheel, your speedo may no longer be accurate? Front guard may look a little odd with a smaller wheel/tyre combo sitting under it. Also if you intend taking it off-road,you may be jeapodising some much needed ground clearance.
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Ive got the speedo issue sorted,the front mud guard will be put under the light.I dont intend to take it off road at all anyway.Ive seen this done a few KLE's now and i like the look of it.Just no real info on how its done
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How did you get round the speedo issue mate.

As for the rear tyre im not sure you can get a tubeless tyre on a spoked wheel so you'll need to put the tube in.
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I will be getting around the speedo problem by making a custom plate to house a digital speedo unit(universal type).I seen a kle done on a web before that i liked the look of KLE 500 supermoto / sumo umbau : Zinus
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I will be getting around the speedo problem by making a custom plate to house a digital speedo unit(universal type).I seen a kle done on a web before that i liked the look of KLE 500 supermoto / sumo umbau : Zinus

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