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Old 07-30-08, 12:56 AM   #1
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Whats the deal with Deep Vs?

I'm looking for a new wheelset for my Pista. I'm fairly new to the FG scene but all I see are people with Deep V rims. What makes them so popular besides looks and why are they supposedly so good? I tried to do a search but it didn't come up with much info.
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Old 07-30-08, 12:59 AM   #2
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They're strong and come in lots of colors for those with color coordination in mind.
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They're popular because of looks and colors. End of story.
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pretty much what they said... they are heavy wheels... they come in all kinds of hole drillings... all colors.. deep aero profile... very tank like... etc.
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Old 07-30-08, 03:30 AM   #5
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They're popular because of looks and colors. End of story.
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Old 07-30-08, 04:52 AM   #6
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they've reached their peak
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They are out of fashion. They are a strong rim for street riding.
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Old 07-30-08, 07:36 AM   #8
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strong for tricks
my alex rims are still true after riding on them for 4 months or so, they have a deep profile to them also
not fashionable? who says?
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instead if you buy velocity fusions, it will look like deep v but weigh a lot less. those are perfect heavy duty wheels.
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Old 07-30-08, 08:00 AM   #10
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they look ugly on guys. men should not wear them.
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i totally agree with the statement. regular v's all the way
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= V ?
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instead if you buy velocity fusions, it will look like deep v but weigh a lot less. those are perfect heavy duty wheels.
+1 i love my fusions
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They are strong, come in lots of drillings, and look great.

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they were the only wheels I'd found in orange.
not so much different than why women wear heels.
go figure
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they are only cool cause they come in purple
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Old 07-30-08, 08:26 PM   #18
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Is u-locking your handlebars to the doorknob very effective, pedex?
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Is u-locking your handlebars to the doorknob very effective, pedex?
nah, that's where I store my U-lock so I don't forget it, I put it on the doorknob and I hang my keys from the deadbolt

normally the bike goes the other way with the front to the left and sitting on that big piece of cardboard so it doesn't F up my carpet........which hasn't helped much
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they've reached their peak
in 2002

Arrowheads are the new Deep Vs playa.
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