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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 11-30-08, 10:52 PM   #1
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Swift Arriv Wheels - are they good?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Track-Fixed-Gear...742.m153.l1262

this comes with cog, freewheel, tires AND tube!! for 130 shipped!?!?!

it sounds like a good deal but does anyone know if its good? and the yang chao tires...?

i am almost convinced to buy-now.
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Old 11-30-08, 10:55 PM   #2
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i think i saw those wheels on a $190 schwinn at target. i could be wrong... but i still wouldn't ride them.
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Old 12-01-08, 04:51 AM   #3
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Those never seemed all that great to me. Read mediocre reviews of them int he past. $130 for one wheel on the net should be a pretty nice wheel, so doesnt seem like a good deal to me.
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Just buy the kilo tt wheels from bike island. Add cog wheels and tires and your good to go. Free shipping too.

http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ils&ProdID=588

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Old 12-01-08, 10:41 AM   #5
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Those never seemed all that great to me. Read mediocre reviews of them int he past. $130 for one wheel on the net should be a pretty nice wheel, so doesnt seem like a good deal to me.
130 is for the SET AND tires, tube, cog AND Freewheel
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You could get a better equipped and similarly priced set of wheels @ ben's cycle.
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Old 12-01-08, 01:14 PM   #7
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Just buy the kilo tt wheels from bike island. Add cog wheels and tires and your good to go. Free shipping too.

http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ils&ProdID=588

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i would stay away from both... go find some wheels with sealed bearings
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Old 12-01-08, 06:55 PM   #8
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130 is for the SET AND tires, tube, cog AND Freewheel
ah, well for a set, I guess the price is good. I'm assuming they will roll, but not the lightest setup!
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