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Old 11-13-08, 10:55 AM   #1
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1 year old velocities for 250?

Tell me if I am wrong, but someone is trying to sell 1 year old velocity deep-v's with velocity hubs, and about 2,500 miles for $250, isn't this too much? I can build a new wheel set for about the same price right?
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Old 11-13-08, 11:11 AM   #2
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what kind of hubs?
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Old 11-13-08, 11:33 AM   #3
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tell me if i am wrong, but someone is trying to sell 1 year old velocity deep-v's with velocity hubs, and about 2,500 miles for $250, isn't this too much? I can build a new wheel set for about the same price right?
2+2=2
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that's very steep. For machine built ones $200 for silver/black and $250 for colors sounds about right, new. More for hand-built.
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new velocity's laced to formula hubs are 250 shipped on ebay.
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Old 11-13-08, 03:51 PM   #6
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yah - i saw a 1-yr old pair of velocities on NYC craigslist this AM too -- sounds too high.
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Old 11-13-08, 03:58 PM   #7
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i got mine for cheaper than that brand new. same setup hand built.
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For God's sake people; Velocity's. We aren't talking about multiple velocities.
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For God's sake people; Velocity's. We aren't talking about multiple velocities.
And we aren't talking about a company name having ownership over something either, Mr. Possessive Noun.

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ha, i saw that and sent him an email eager to pay a bit more. What is he thinking
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yeah same ad, the black ones right? what do you think would be a fair price? he was saying he is firm and the 250 is non-negotiables..

chill greglast.... i don't even know what to say to you

where did you get that MPLSdunk ???
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a shop here in minneaplis, VS social. http://www.vssocial.com/blog/
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And we aren't talking about a company name having ownership over something either, Mr. Possessive Noun.

My usage is correct. We are talking about a brand name so the apostrophe is appropriate.
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My usage is correct. We are talking about a brand name so the apostrophe is appropriate.


"Velocity's" = "Velocity is" or "Velocity has."
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My usage is correct. We are talking about a brand name so the apostrophe is appropriate.
for a sec. i thought you were right. subsequent google searches show me you're wrong.

apostrophes indicate possession and contraction, even with proper nouns.

it WOULD be acceptable (although still mildly debatable) to say "deep V's" instead of "deep Vs"
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