i had some wheels rebuilt a few years ago at Wheel Works for my montesa cota 247 Bernie made the spokes herself and she did a first class job on the wheels She was in Fredrickton 0265668599. Lovely Lady her Father taught her the trade.
If you want to know the age of your Montesa the year is stamped on the wheels so its good practice to respoke rather than replace.
Knowing the date of the bike is on the rims is reason enough to keep the bike as original as possible and new spokes and a polish and cut back of the rims really brings them up good. I wouldn't have known this had I not being polishing the wheels. If you want to resell and you can identify your Montesa your likely to get the best price for it because people will be able to see its original. I was informed yesterday that I am getting stainless steel spokes so no more rust. :Montesa
:Montesa These are my wheels Stainless spokes got them one grade thicker on the front so they don't loosen (stretch) so easily. I had to break the bank and get new rubber, tubes, rim bands and wheel bearings. The respoke cost $620.00 and rubber +tubes & rim bands $290.00 from Taree Motorcycles. Sproket was about $50.00 purchased it years ago and the wheel bearings were 54 pounds plus postage from NOTE, I had to request the wheel seals via email http://www.inmotiontrials.com/product-c ... s-montesa/
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The wheel bearings I had not done before FRONT WHEEL: The bearings have a sleeve inside them with a shouldered spacer I found that a XF ford falcon hydraulic lifter tool fitted perfectly just took the end off as it wouldn't fit through mind you don't lose the ball bearing from inside the lifter tool insert it in one side then screw the sliding hammer on adjust the lifter tool so it catches the sleeve and not the bearing and paitently remove the sleeve one bearing will come out with it. Turn the wheel over and punch out the other bearing using a bearing punch.
Replace the new bearings using sockets to drive them in carefully tapping in a circular motion so the bearing doesn't jamb and the socket MUST be the correct size to fit on the outer race and inside the housing in the wheel and ensure both housings are clean with a little wd40 before fitting. Then replace the dust seals I used a lot of bearing grease on mine even though the bearings are pregreased and sealed.
REAR WHEEL: remove both seals then there is a circlip on one side that requires removal. The rear wheels have a spacer between the bearings so a bearing punch through the bearing on one side to the inside of the bearing on the other side and tap both bearings out in a similar manor rotate the bearing punch each hit a 1/4 way around the bearing so it doesn't jamb. When out remove the inner spacer clean parts then WD40 and replace again I used plenty of grease on mine even though the bearings are sealed I do this to keep the elements out when riding. Note, do not use inox on any rubber or wiring harness over time it can make some materials brittle.