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    spin rims

    just wondering if spin carbon wheels would be a bad choice for flatland ?

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    Yes, they would be a bad choice - in general - for riding.

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    Spin rims are very, very weak and would last about 2 hours for most flatlanders.

    When asked to test them for DIRT - the rider snapped them on his second run through the course. Yes, he bailed - but on his FIRST bail, they broke.

    Waste, waste, waste of money!

    Chrome plated rims with a freecoaster are what you want for flat if you can afford it.
    Chrome plated with NO freecoaster if you can't afford it.

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    what are spin rims, does he mean spinner rims?
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    Spin is a company, they make mags out of various materials... But they are still mags.


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    oic, i dont like mags
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    if nobody really likes mags, then why do these company's still make them?

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    cause kids (9-11) that buy walmart bikes like to put mags on cuz they think they look "cool"
    but the ******* dont realize they suck lol

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    hey, dont use the word ******, cuz this guy named "DnvrFox" was telling me how he had a mentally handicapped son and would "appreciate" it if i didnt use that language,(check my other post) im soooooooooooo sorry............

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    well i consider "******" and mentally handicapped 2 different things

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    Kids who own Target or KMart bieks probably can't afford Spin wheels, as they probably cost as much as the complete does. And as for who actualyl does use them, the answer is racers.

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    i mean any mags
    cheap or not

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    yeah, but theres no advantage of them, huh?

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    Spin rims rock! I have had a set on my bike for 5 yrs and have had no problems.

    however do they make them anymore?

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    what kind of riding do you do with them, what are they made of.

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    maybe carbon? is that just the name or the material? you would think its the material

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    its possible that they're made of carbon/carbon fiber, but rims made of carbon, wouldnt be able to stand up to much besides just riding with out jumps or bumps for that matter.

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    Spin Rims are made of carbon fiber. Trust me they have see some nasty off road XC trails over the last 5 years. They are still true and never had a problem. Well woth the 5 bones I put down for them. Not to mention the Bling they add to the bike - turnes every head for a second look.

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    old thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ibiza_Pope
    Spin Rims are made of carbon fiber. Trust me they have see some nasty off road XC trails over the last 5 years. They are still true and never had a problem. Well woth the 5 bones I put down for them. Not to mention the Bling they add to the bike - turnes every head for a second look.
    but there is no way to true a mag.

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    its because they dont bent, they shatter

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    Cardigan.

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    oh, did i spell it wrong?

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    Yes, yes you did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMXTRIX
    Spin is a company, they make mags out of various materials... But they are still mags.

    does anywon make Freecoaster mags? even thought you said that they dont hold up that sounds cool.....

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