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Old 01-03-09, 05:22 PM   #1
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Velocity Fusion v. Aerohead rims

So im looking for a good rim for my front wheel build. I want a rim that is as deep or very similar to say an alex r450 rim. I like the sound of the fusion rim, but is it deeper thean an alex r450 rim? Also does anyone have experiance with either rims?

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Old 01-03-09, 05:43 PM   #2
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i have fusions laced to formula's. I like them a lot, no expirence with the aerohead.
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cool i actually did some research and fusions are a good depth for me
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looks like the aeroheads are much closer in depth. i've heard many many good things about them.
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aeroheads are great, fusions are great. velocity makes a product that they stand behind with excellent policies toward customer satisfaction. got deep-v's on my road bike, aeros on my reminton, and a fusion rear rim on my faggin. all tough as nails, and if you don't get them in flashy colors they're pretty subtle & classy.

and if subtle & classy's not your thing, you're also in luck!
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i've had both rims and they are equally good. the aeroheads are lighter, but i don't see that as a problem since they are still strong. the fusions look like a deep v but are lighter. my wife runs the aeroheads and i ran fusions because i weight more than 200 pounds. either way you have great rims.
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I love my aeroheads. No experience with Fusions.
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aren't IRO rims fusions???

they might be aeroheads...

I have them and I like them.
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both are awesome. only problem i had with an aerohead was i got t-boned playing polo and tacoed it. no fault of the rim, but i now use a deepv for polo...
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aeroheads are excellent rims.
I prefer aeros, however - aesthetically at least.

and the IRO rims are identical to fusions in specs
but not manufactured by velocity.
I can recommend IRO rims as well.
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