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Old 12-17-05, 03:52 PM   #1
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Which means time to purchase a triple walled rear wheel, which that and some other parts have been installed. Got a supra E on the back now.



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how did you break the other one? Any pics of that? And what wheel was it?
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What's it like to break a wheel, does it make you crash?
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how did you break the other one? Any pics of that? And what wheel was it?
Alex G-22 on a formula hub. Landed wrong on it. No pics, left camera at home since I don't wear the camel back like I do when on the Kona.
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What's it like to break a wheel, does it make you crash?
I'm physically fit, the old rear was a single wall, and it was likely my fault after thinking about it I think I had a bit too much air in the wheel. I did go down.
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Old 12-17-05, 04:32 PM   #6
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Welcome to BMX! I was never a fan of Alex wheels or Formula hubs. Bet is was a pain setting up the Evolver on the seat stays.
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It wasn't too bad actually. They are easily the best U brakes I have ever used.
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odyssey makes some good rims if you taco this one.
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besides alex does anyone else make tripple walled rims?
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Did you break the rim or put a flat spot in it? what?
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my guess from the picture is that he bent the s-word out of it
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It looked like a cracked Pringle.
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Supra Es are a waste of money. Just cause you messed up a single wall doens't mean you go to a 30oz trippple wall...I bet you would have been fine with Hula Hoops, or Midways. But, that's out of the question now that you've already purchased your rim. Good luck with it, I hope it works out.
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the chrome started bubbling and peeling off on one side of my hula hoop
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the chrome started bubbling and peeling off on one side of my hula hoop
I was just refering to the strength of it(that it would be strong enough), but that is exactly why I prefer Odyssey rims; they have a warranty on all their rims chrome plating.
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The weight really doesn't bother me, considering that on my mtb I went through a set of Atom Labs Trail Pimps. I'm fit, but am really hard on wheels due to me being a bit more aggressive on the bike. I'd likely go through Hula Hoops or Midways quickly.
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I'd likely go through Hula Hoops ... quickly.
majorly doubt that
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Actually the Hula Hoops look nice, might just have a set of them built up in the future.
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I'd likely go through Hula Hoops or Midways quickly.
Sure. I think that you need to stop eating at McDonald's and stop stacking and casing.
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my guess from the picture is that he bent the s-word out of it
that's the new, not messed up wheel in the picture.
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Supra Es are way overkill if all you did was jack up a single-wall. Build your wheels right using proper tools (read: tensiometer, spoke prep) and any of the stronger double-walled, eyeletted rims should work fine.
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Sure. I think that you need to stop eating at McDonald's and stop stacking and casing.
What part of physically fit don't you understand. No fast food for me at all, never liked it and if I go out any where I'll either have broiled salmon or some other form of broiled seafood. I did case the landing, 1st casing with the bike. I have also admitted that I screwed up and screwed up hard at that.
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Supra Es are way overkill if all you did was jack up a single-wall. Build your wheels right using proper tools (read: tensiometer, spoke prep) and any of the stronger double-walled, eyeletted rims should work fine.
Don't even get me started. My last job was as a wheel builder, and happen to be really good at it.
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Kona, the boys in BMX are not much different than SS/Fixie. Don't take it personally.
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