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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona_stig View Post
    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?

    Wow.. I'm making a lot of threads recently
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona_stig View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by scelia View Post
    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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