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    New wheelset build! Help me out

    I just came across a keirin frame, which I have to get new hubs for. (90 front/110 rear)

    I going with some Novatec track hubs. DA hubs are nice, but they're not sealed, and it rains a lot here in SF. The Novatec hubs are sealed, and nearly half the price, so they're a good/solid choice, right?

    But now I need some suggestions on rims. I don't want Deep V's. I want something cleaner and with lower profile, but still pretty strong.

    What do you guys recommend? Open Pro's? CXP22's?

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    either/or. what about velocity fusions or aeroheads?
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    the guy must have been like holy ****? this kid on a fixie is killin it without engine motors.

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    Which ones give me the most bang for my buck?

    bang, I guess would be defined in terms of solidity or bombproof-ness at 32H

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    Go Open Pro 28 hole front 36 hole rear

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    Were you able to find fixed / fixed Novatechs? All the ones I've seen on eBay are fixed/free, which is lame.
    Both Open Pros and 22s are great - If you're on a budget, 22s are fine but Open Pros are worth the extra cost. They're the best mix of light and tough that I've seen, although I probably wouldn't use them on my everyday bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmg View Post
    Were you able to find fixed / fixed Novatechs? All the ones I've seen on eBay are fixed/free, which is lame.
    Both Open Pros and 22s are great - If you're on a budget, 22s are fine but Open Pros are worth the extra cost. They're the best mix of light and tough that I've seen, although I probably wouldn't use them on my everyday bike.
    http://keirinculture.com/store//cata...sort=2a&page=1

    All the way at the bottom.

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    Aha, thanks. But why is the fixed/fixed set $120 and the fixed / free set $60?

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    i rocked 110 novatecs to velocity aeroheads and liked them very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmg View Post
    Aha, thanks. But why is the fixed/fixed set $120 and the fixed / free set $60?
    Orginial NJS spacing. 90mm front, 110mm rear. As apposed to most "new" keirin frames and nearly all other track frames of, 100mm front, 120mm rear.

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    If you're considering Open Pros, you should also look at CXP33's. They're slightly heavier, but are also "semi-aero". Semi-aero offers no aero benefit but looks sharp and usually makes a somewhat stronger rim. They run about the same price as OPs. I've ridden both and both are quite excellent.

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