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Old 10-15-04, 03:50 PM   #1
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spin rims

just wondering if spin carbon wheels would be a bad choice for flatland ?
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Old 10-15-04, 05:46 PM   #2
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Yes, they would be a bad choice - in general - for riding.
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Old 10-15-04, 09:33 PM   #3
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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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Old 10-16-04, 12:55 PM   #4
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what are spin rims, does he mean spinner rims?
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Old 10-16-04, 01:19 PM   #5
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Spin is a company, they make mags out of various materials... But they are still mags.

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Old 10-16-04, 01:23 PM   #6
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oic, i dont like mags
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Old 10-16-04, 03:32 PM   #7
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if nobody really likes mags, then why do these company's still make them?
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Old 10-16-04, 10:05 PM   #8
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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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Old 10-17-04, 12:04 AM   #9
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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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Old 10-17-04, 06:11 PM   #10
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well i consider "******" and mentally handicapped 2 different things
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Old 10-17-04, 06:38 PM   #11
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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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Old 10-17-04, 06:51 PM   #12
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i mean any mags
cheap or not
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Old 10-17-04, 07:12 PM   #13
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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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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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Old 05-09-05, 04:08 AM   #22
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oh, did i spell it wrong?
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Yes, yes you did.
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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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