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    Opinions on Bikeislands Economy wheelset?

    these:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-ECONOMY-Fixe...QQcmdZViewItem

    I was either considering these or weinmans, but I want to know how durable the threads are on the economy wheels-

    anyone have them? or have had experience with them?

    it looks like a good buy for someone starting out, but they could be horribl quality.

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    My friend has the economy wheelset. He has been riding them everyday for a month through rough streets and they are still going strong. He's probably around 180 lbs. I don't know how they hold up in the long run though.
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    one of my friends has them. he stripped the hub, but that was his own fault. he recomended that I buy them for my beater i'm gonna work on once i start working again and have money.

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    looks pretty similar to those vuelta wheelsets that float around ebay.

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    Like any budget wheelset, spend the money to have them professionally tensioned and they will last longer and stay truer.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    have had the vueltas for about a year. gotta say, i'm pretty pretty impressed they've held up this long. still true, hubs spin smoothly, and no problems. i figured if i'd beat up my wheels on our crap streets, then i'd get the cheapest set possible. i was expecting to replace the wheels a lot earlier, but they've been great.

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