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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 10-05-08, 06:13 PM   #1
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opinions on these wheels?

http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1148

its actually between that and velocity deep vs. i do like how its radial and bladed.
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Old 10-06-08, 07:02 PM   #2
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any one? i need wheels i can't ride my bike right now.
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Old 10-06-08, 07:07 PM   #3
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if you just want it to look cool then why not, they're heavy, but they come in colours!!

bling>performance? ...you tell me.
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Old 10-06-08, 07:08 PM   #4
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i have deep v's they are great. very sturdy i cant complain. i know nothing about these wheels. they are significantly less. i know i have heard good things about wienmann(i think thats how its spelled) and they are hte same price range as hte vuelta and i have heard htey are just as good as velocity.
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Old 10-06-08, 07:11 PM   #5
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This thread looks so damn familiar. Those wheels are ****.
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Old 10-06-08, 09:29 PM   #6
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lol ok. so they suck. velocity it is then.

actually how do they compare to velocities? weight wise? i know the formula hubs are better but couldn't i just upgrade to phil bearings?

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Old 10-07-08, 01:13 AM   #7
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You can get Weinmann rims and Formula hubs for similar prices. Example:
http://cgi.ebay.com/WHITE-WEINMANN-DP18-FORMULA-TRACK-FIXED-WHEELSET-MSW_W0QQitemZ350104139565QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item350104139565&_trkparms=72%3A1205|39%3A1|66%3A2|65%3 A12|240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

I can't say that they are better than the Vuelta's, but Weinmann is at least a name brand. They don't mention who makes the rims in your wheelset. You'd have to add the cog and lockring to the $159 price. This is essentially what I bought for my son's fixie. Oh yeah, and the hub is f/f which may interest you - possibly more versatile, depending on what you're looking for.
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Old 10-09-08, 09:55 PM   #8
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lame. i waited to long and missed my chance on the velocities. i suppose i'll get the vueltas and report?
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i rock the velocity fusions
i also have a pair of deep vs in yellow with black spokes
and a pair of velocity "dydo" i believe... maybe "dido"

i have too many sets of wheels.....

but yeah fusions are hot

wanna buy my extras? HA
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lol color and price?
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