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Old 03-08-08, 04:35 AM   #1
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what type of wheelset is this




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Old 03-08-08, 07:10 AM   #2
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why is that guy dressed like an east LA gangster?
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Old 03-08-08, 07:53 AM   #3
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why is that guy dressed like an east LA gangster?
Because he's in Japan.

Anyway, to answer the OP's question, the front wheel looks like a Mavic Cosmic with a locking skewer. I don't think it's a Carbone, maybe someone else will know the exact type. The rear looks like a standard mid-section rim like an Aerohead. The hub is anyone's guess.
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I think what you may be actually looking for is the fact that the wheels are just laced differently. What this means is that you could find a Mavic Cosmic and it would looking nothing like his front wheel. Find a rim you want and that have it radially laced and you will get what you are looking for. Just make sure you use a colored chain because the front wheel will collapse without its cosmic support.
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why does he have a setback seatpost and then the seat moved all the way forward on it? kinda defeats the purpose doesnt it?
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Bent fork?
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Bent fork?
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i'm not sure why this one more than others, but that picture is pissing me off so much. i think it's the sunglasses and mash decal. looks like a fun bike though.
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Old 03-08-08, 05:26 PM   #9
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The front is a Mavic Cosmic Expert circa 1997. No clue what the rear is.

Those Mavics were strong as hell, I had a set or about 6 years.
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why is that guy dressed like an east LA gangster?
that passes for gangster dress these days? Might as well be wearing a dress.
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that passes for gangster dress these days? Might as well be wearing a dress.
its vato yo.
get with it.
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Seat position is questionable..
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why is that guy dressed like an east LA gangster?

dumb hakku-gin question (au-RAH!)


(sorry, I had a japanese nanny as a kid, and I'm still all screwed up!)
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Old 03-09-08, 05:06 AM   #14
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i'm not sure why this one more than others, but that picture is pissing me off so much. i think it's the sunglasses and mash decal. looks like a fun bike though.

you have issues
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