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Hi all. I'm in the process of converting my Prophet to 27.5. I am currently running a 27.5 fox factory 34 at 150mm. I'm planning on running a maxxis DHF/Aggressor combo. I'm having serious problems finding a 27.5 wheelset with decent convertible 135mm rear hub spacing. Ideally these would have caps for 12mm thru axle rear. The standard Prophet has a qr rear dropout but I'm going to run a 12mm to qr adapter. Why? Because I'm hoping to find the rare MX variant at some point that does take a 12mm thru.

I've found some cheap sets like an older version of the Sun Ringle Black Flag Expert but the rims are narrow and the hubs sound like ****. Tire clearance is very tight with this conversion. I think 2.3 is about as wide as I can go in the back. No issues with the non boost fork for what I want. I'm planning on a 2.4 or 2.5 there.

Any recommendations for a good wheelset? Under $500 if possible. Thanks all.
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