Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-29-07, 04:13 PM   #1
a pack of wolve
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Bikes:
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
is this worth the effort?

alright here is a puzzle. i recently purchased a used raleigh cadent (i think the 3.0). the kid i bought it from had it set up as a fixed (even though it has vertical drop-outs he/i got lucky with chain length). he also gave me the original unused rear wheel which has a cassette. Here are the specs for the two wheels:

Quando flip/flop hub - RP15F alex rim - Hutchinson basic flash tire

JoyTech hub w/ 8-gear cassette - DC19 alex rims - Vittoria zaffiro aramid 3d compound tire


from what i've been able to find out online the rp15f is one of the cheapest rims around? my options as i see it are:

1) use the cheap (?) rear wheel and sell the original mint condition wheel (i have no idea how much its worth)

2) lace the quando flip/flop hub to the dc19 rim (i would have to get help with that) and maybe get a few bucks for whats left?

3) try to sell both wheels (again, don't know how much i could get) and maybe get a deep V rear wheel with flip-flop hub?

Last edited by a pack of wolve; 10-29-07 at 04:45 PM.
a pack of wolve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-07, 05:58 PM   #2
serpico7
Senior Member
 
serpico7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Raleigh, NC
Bikes:
Posts: 786
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Make sure this wasn't one of the Cadents subject to a fork recall.
serpico7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:23 AM.