Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Machined Rim Alternatives.
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07-21-08, 11:11 PM
I'm building up my first FG but i'm running into problems when it comes to wheels. Basically, I hate the way machined rims throw off the bike's aesthetic, but I want to not die and run a brake. Is there anyway to compromise? Or, is it possible to run a brake through a non-machined rim?
Thanks for the help.
07-21-08, 11:25 PM
get silver rims.
Mavic ceramic rims look almost black, but you need to run special brake pads.
07-21-08, 11:54 PM
learn to ride w/o brakes.
07-22-08, 07:27 AM
07-22-08, 09:00 AM
just run a pair of brakes on a nonmachined rim. they will machine themselves.
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