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Old 10-09-07, 03:43 PM   #1
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Am I crazy? Part II!!

What would be so bad about a pair of these?

http://www.bikepartsusa.com/product_...&p=01%2D142483

I guess I don't really see the point of dropping more than double that price being that I usually don't ride hard enough to blow a wheel apart. Anyone have these?

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Old 10-09-07, 03:55 PM   #2
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What would be so bad about a pair of these?

http://www.bikepartsusa.com/product_...&p=01%2D142483

I guess I don't really see the point of dropping more than double that price being that I usually don't ride hard enough to blow a wheel apart. Anyone have these?

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Unfortunately I would not spend any $$ on the current Weinmann rims. When they were made in Belgium, they were awesome. Now they are junk. For that price range $33.00 you are hard pressed to get decent rims. The Salsa rims are $43 and the Velocity rims are $53. They should last a long time.

Salsa Gordo - http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...1&category=146
Velocity Psycho - http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...3&category=148
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What would be so bad about a pair of these?
They take a freewheel and use steel rims. I can't think of anything worse honestly.
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The Weinmann 519 is a single-wall rim that came on a lot of base-model mountain bikes. It will sooner than later succumb to the rigors of mountain biking.
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Unfortunately I would not spend any $$ on the current Weinmann rims. When they were made in Belgium, they were awesome. Now they are junk. For that price range $33.00 you are hard pressed to get decent rims. The Salsa rims are $43 and the Velocity rims are $53. They should last a long time.

Salsa Gordo - http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...1&category=146
Velocity Psycho - http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...3&category=148
$43 works for me. I like
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