Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Rim/hub recomendation
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Looking to build a 36 h wheel 120ish mm spacing. For polo and just riding... I just want something tough and will last me awhile.
Looking at Velocity Chukkers, B43 if I can get them machined.
And one more I forgot the name though I will post them later
As for hub something with high flanges doesn't have to be flip flop..
I sort of want the rim to accept a wider road tire.
04-30-12, 11:20 AM
Budget? Will these be your only wheels?
04-30-12, 11:54 AM
I have two wheelsets with Mavic CXP33 36h. Both are solid and I love them. Not sure on the max tire size, but I run 25
04-30-12, 01:07 PM
Those DT Swiss TK 540s look nice. I use Salsa Delgados but VO has a pretty sexy set of RAID rims that look solid.
Hubs are an easy choice(s):
All City Sheriffs
04-30-12, 01:27 PM
this gets asked all the time; like there is some magic combo of rim/hub that makes the perfect wheel.
much more important than any of the components for a wheel is how they are put together.
go find someone who builds good wheels, give them your budget, and he/she will help you far more than any numbskulls on the interwebz
bottom line: awesome components can be built into a really crappy wheel and even crappy components can make nice wheels in the hands of a skilled professional.
my last bit of advice is stay away from velocity rims because they dent way too easily but i am sure ten or so people will contradict that statement. :innocent:
I think i may go with these, I want the eyelets. Velocity looks nice and flashy but sorta trendy to me..
I want to try my hand at building a wheel, I like working on and building my own stuff.
Anyways I think I will go with the High flange version of these
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