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Old 12-21-08, 12:21 AM   #1
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What wheels are these?

I got them from a mechanic..he forgot what kind they are..they are all black with black anodized braking surfaces front and rear. Black spokes and hubs with silver nipples. NO stickers or anything....anyone have a guess? They just have one small sticker that is the tire association abbreviation thing....
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Old 12-21-08, 12:25 AM   #2
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huh? I thought aerospokes were those big five spoke wheels? Lol please tell me more...kind of a newb
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Old 12-21-08, 12:38 AM   #4
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the aerospoke comment was obviously a joke, you're right as to what those are.
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Well thats what I figured lol. But in all seriousness, does anyone of you wise folks have the slightest idea as to what they may be? They are very nice looking, light, and spin super nice. I would just like to know what they are cuz I may try to sell or trade them for some white deep v's.
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Old 12-21-08, 01:26 AM   #6
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You will need a picture for us to help you
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Well I dont have the bike with me at the moment....but I will post what I have!! I will try to get some better pics when I get my bike back home!!
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Old 12-21-08, 01:48 AM   #8
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veeps or DP18's...

look like 28H
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Well I already thought about those and those companies dont offer anodized braking surfaces that I know of. But they are a Deep V style rim, correct?
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could be some alex rims... i have no idea other than velocities or weinmanns...

http://www.alexrims.com/product_deta...1&cat=1&id=155
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They do not appear to be deep-v's. The lip just looks kind of thick because of the anodized braking surface.

By the way, I sent you a PM.
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huh, thats weird. Yeah I really dont know what they are!? Is there a company who makes anodized braking surfaces on their rims? Or could it be a custom type thing? Dude wont answer my texts so I dont know where they came from.
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theres no logos anywhere on them?

weird...
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Yeah...no logos...on the hubs or anything..all they have is one lonely sticker that was the abbreviation for the tire association thing. Lol, cant remember what it was..it is like 6 letters long....tiny sticker too...
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I figured it out. They are off of a bike called the Soho...I think its a Bontrager/Trek product. They must be pretty good if they came on a bike those companies back!?
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I figured it out. They are off of a bike called the Soho...I think its a Bontrager/Trek product. They must be pretty good if they came on a bike those companies back!?
They are a lower end wheelset from an entry level bike, comparable to many of the $150 wheelsets you see on this board. They'll be just fine for you.
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Yeah I am asuming they will be more than ok for the rides I take.
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