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Old 04-07-08, 01:53 PM   #1
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weinmann wheelset

Anybody ride weinmann road wheels? Thoughts/opinions?
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I have a Weinmann wheelset on my Schwinn that have been rolling for 22 years, on Maillard Hubs.

40 spoke rear and 36 front.

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My Raleigh Detour came with Weinmann CN520 wheels and they are ok, a little out of true but they survive some abuse: rough patches of road where potholes used to be, climbing and dropping curbs, full speed into a sidewalk slab hard enough to knock my EL530 from its mount. front suspension probably helped with that last one.
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The Weinmann name is now owned by a Taiwanese or Chinese company and has nothing to do with the former brake and rim manufacturer.
I have a "new" Weinmann rim for two years ( I guess the model is "DPX" ; I would have to look up to verify) which was very affordable and is rock-solid; it is also used on some tandems.

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Anybody ride weinmann road wheels? Thoughts/opinions?
I just purchased a pair of Weinmann rims to replace a set on a old Schwinn. So far I like them and have not had any problems.
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riding some weinmanns on my fixie, no probs...
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Good to hear, this is what I am looking at
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...TODAY.m238.lVI

Weinmann DP 18 700c Silver Rims With 36 Holes

Shimano 2200 9 speed Hubs Silver

Stainless Steel 2.0 silver spokes
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This set certainly looks clyde-proof . Double-butted spokes would be better than straight spokes; but for this price you cannot expect them.
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