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    Where can I find track wheels for cheap?

    I am looking to build a track bike for commuting and daily use (No racing). I am looking for solid affordable track wheels with a flip flop hub on the rear wheel.

    Does anyone know a good site where I coud find something like this, or good brands? Thanks

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    IRO.

    The End.

    Actually, you can also buy a nice Formula wheelset from Ben's Cycles on Ebay.
    "I owe everyone an apology" - hyperrevue

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    nashbar: mavic cxp22 rims laced to formula hubs.

    $150 when in stock.... -%10 discount

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    fwiw, I had the nashbar wheels and the lace was crap - machine built, and badly, at least in my case. I've been riding a IRO/Velocity built fixed mountain wheel on my snow commuter, and it's a top notch build - same pitch on all the spokes, nice tension, totally true 2 months later. I like the look of the aeroheat better than the cxp22 too.

    btw, at least according the interview with Velocity on the fgg, they build every single wheel themselves by hand. Maybe only I didn't know that.

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    any other suggestions on this thread, i am also looking for an inexpensive rear flip/flop wheel. something decent but good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sr20det
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    Quote Originally Posted by baxtefer
    ^^
    yo, relax yourself! i already did search. does this bother you that i'm asking a question on a forum? what a strange concept huh.

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    http://shop.greatdealsonbikes.com/me...tegory_Code=TR
    I just installed these on my cheap singlespeed. They are true and roll pretty easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pathdoc
    http://shop.greatdealsonbikes.com/me...tegory_Code=TR
    I just installed these on my cheap singlespeed. They are true and roll pretty easy.
    you should update us in a month and tell us if they're still true.

    After talking to a mechanic about rim choices, I'm pretty set on getting something like Velocity deep v's. After one good pro tuning, he has yet to need to true them again.

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    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=

    as cheap as they come, should last with maintenance

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    I can vouch for those rims, they're on my road bike. I've had to conduct maintenance after 6 months. Of course I was the third owner.

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    if you get those nashbars, have a good wheelbuilder de-tension, re-tension, and true them after a week of riding. shouldn't cost much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ready to Ruck
    I can vouch for those rims, they're on my road bike. I've had to conduct maintenance after 6 months. Of course I was the third owner.
    are you talking about the Weinmann DP18 Aero rims?

    I almost want to get these for a beater, but the deep v look is keeping me away.

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    thanks guys

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