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Originally Posted by 79pmooney View Post
One - don't have anything that extends beyond the plane of the outside edge of the tires, handrim and hub your friend is now using. Not one mm. If you do, it will take paint off or do more damage to doors and furniture (or break).
Oh, I can just imagine little hub notches ground out of every doorway, public, private, wherever he goes.

I wonder if that is a reason that many wheelchairs have angled wheels, so at least if the bottom part of the wheel goes through, it will push the chair over a little bit.

There are narrow front hubs, 70mm, 74mm, & 79mm, although I'm not sure about through axles.

However, in a sense, any sealed bearing hub could support a custom axle.

Wheels can be dished to the outside. Burley used to do that on many of their bike trailers.

Of course, that is a skill for someone who has built a few front and rear bicycle wheels already.
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