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    North American Scum hudsong's Avatar
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    Machined Rims - Where to buy

    So I run a front brake, and my ****ty rims are getting destroyed by it, as I knew would happen. I have looked all over for machined deep vs, and I can't find them anywhere. In fact a "machined" search on ebay under wheelsets returns 0 results.
    Anyone know where I can find some? The color I'm looking for is celeste.

    Edit:
    Found some
    http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...&category=1712
    Looks like they don't have celeste in stock, so if someone runs across them let me know...
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    live.fast.ride.faster VelocitÓ's Avatar
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    try msw

    also velocity is distributed by QBP so just go ask your lbs
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    North American Scum hudsong's Avatar
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    Is it possible to sand the paint off a rim to make it machined yourself?

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    Search.

    But yes, very quickly the paint will strip and you will have a machined braking surface (depending on weather conditions and how hard you brake). In my experience with a non-machined rim with a brake, I ran it brand new in the winter so the gunk + brake + hills had it damn near machined in a week.

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    +1 for search funkshun

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    North American Scum hudsong's Avatar
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    I used search, all I found were threads talking about machined vs non machined, not where one can buy them, or if it's possible to convert them yourself. Now I know the only difference between a machined and non machined is that there isn't paint on the braking surface of the machined.
    Anyway, thanks....

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