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Old 03-20-13, 08:02 AM   #1
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I need a source for 20"(406) rims

I am looking to build a stronger set of wheels for my Dahon Silvertip and and my Mercier Nano but I am having trouble finding a source for rims other than buying a new complete wheel set and disassembling it.

I found a couple of rims that fit the bill but I can't seem to find a good place to buy them. The Velocity Fusion rim or the Alex DA-16(discontinued?) have a 20"(406) rim with a 28h or 32h but where to find them? does anyone know an online dealer or a shop in NJ or NYC that can get these or something similar?
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Old 03-20-13, 08:49 AM   #2
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Any BMX bike shop in the world can get you many different models of 406 rims. Wide to narrow, steel or alloy and on and on. Roger
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I emailed Velocity once and they were able to let me know that they carried the Velocity Uriel 406 wheel set. Maybe they still have some Fusion rims for you. velocity@velocityusa.com

I also found this: http://www.everybicycletire.com/Shop...usion-406.aspx

Not sure how reliable the website is...
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http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/velocity.asp

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http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...?category=3874
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I emailed Velocity once and they were able to let me know that they carried the Velocity Uriel 406 wheel set. Maybe they still have some Fusion rims for you. velocity@velocityusa.com

I also found this: http://www.everybicycletire.com/Shop...usion-406.aspx

Not sure how reliable the website is...
I had found that website too but it will not let you add the rims to your cart.

I will try emailing velocity usa, thanks.
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Bike Friday used Sun CR 18 in my bike build, I see them in distributor catalogs at the Shop..
check Your Local.
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Old 03-20-13, 04:09 PM   #7
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You can get a variety from ebay from dana67301. Make sure you get the right 20" one though, they carry both.
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Dans comp is a BMX site http://www.danscomp.com/
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Thanks everyone, I suppose I should have focused more on bmx stuff from the start. I found a couple of sites (jrbicycles.com danscomp.com) that had rims that were right in line with what I need which is good because I just picked up another bike with 406 wheels, an origin 8 bully and I am now in the process of putting on disc brakes, so im going to be building a bunch of wheels. Thanks
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Well I want to thank everybody again for their help, I built up my wheels, I ended up getting some Velocity Aero Heat rims with unmachined sidewalls and they came out great.
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