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    MSW and Non MSW rims from Velocity

    I am ordering a Velocity DeepV wheelset from IRO. Can anyone tell me what MSW and non-MSW stands for. I am thinking that it is referring to the machining of the rim. Thanks.

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    machined sidewall and non-machined sidewall. It means whether or not there is a machined surface forthe brakes to contact.
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    you were thinking right

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    you nailed it. non machined has no brake surface. Machined has a brake surface.

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    OK, I think the non-machined look the best. I will ride brakeless for the most part. If I decide to run a brake occasionally, will the powdercoat be damaged on the non machined rim?

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    yes

    it will be.

    personally, i like the msw, since the silver breaks up the colors a little bit.. in a good way. but that's personal aesthetic preference

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    damaged, no. But it will leave some black streaks on the rim. If you don't use the brake that often, you should be fine.

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    will be damaged. ****, i seen it with my own eyes. then they'll look like **** for the rest of your days.





    but like i ****in care about what your rimz look like. do whatever, it's your hipster points that you're puttin on the line. not mine.

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    Yeah, it won't look nice, but the rim won't be "damaged." What I mean by damaged is that it won't wear through the sidewalls of the rim and render it unuseable.

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