Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Looking for all-black anodized MSW set
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06-11-09, 03:03 PM
I can spend about $300. I'm pretty sure I've been everywhere online and I can't find any set that aren't ridiculous $$$.
If I can't find any, how would the Vuelta XRP Track Team (http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=Details&ProdID=611) on Bikeisland be? I like how they're laced there but those are heavy, and anyway I don't ever see Vuelta wheels to know about them.
06-11-09, 03:07 PM
Take the stickers off and they are all black. Or do you want black spokes/hubs too?
06-11-09, 03:16 PM
the IRO wheelset would be much better than those crappy Vueltas.
06-11-09, 03:20 PM
too bad with the Miches you have to use a Miche lockring. i hate hubs like that.
06-11-09, 03:22 PM
Yeah, I was interested in a completely black wheel, including the machined surface, which would have to be anodized.
I forgot about IRO wheels. They'd be going on a Jamie Roy frame anyway, so I might just do that.
06-11-09, 03:30 PM
Anodized machined side-walls? I doubt you'll find any of those because that simply makes no sense. Machining is when the surface is removed and smoothed.
Look at ceramics, instead.
06-11-09, 03:47 PM
yeah machined = bare metal
06-11-09, 07:39 PM
torelli bormio pista:
and yes the anodizing will come off eventually.
06-11-09, 08:07 PM
^completely overpriced, and junk.
06-11-09, 09:06 PM
Those look nice with the tire. I think these are only available in 32h. Would it be asking too much to find a rim that comes in 28h or 36h as well just to have the lower count in front? I might even build a set eventually.
I did have some black machined wheels on my old MTB that started showing the surface into the second set of pads. I hope it's nothing like that with nicer rims.
06-12-09, 03:38 PM
stock Soho S wheels are machined and then anodized.
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