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    Help a newbie out!

    I recently bought a mid-70's Raleigh Pro and am going to build a fixie but know little to nothing about building bikes. I have decided to purchase a new wheelset instead of attempting to use the old, heavy wheels. I don't want to break the bank but also want quality components. Any suggestions on wheelsets and anything else I should purchase/use?

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    Senior Member AidanJ's Avatar
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    ever heard of the search function?

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    Here you go, without breaking the bank:
    http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1232

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    Unless it isn't functional, the bike is probably one you can sell and just buy a complete fixed gear for less.

    If you do convert, what is your budget for wheels?

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    沒有腳踏車的居民 PluperfectArson's Avatar
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    You could also check out BicycleWheelWarehouse for deals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daft crunk View Post
    Unless it isn't functional, the bike is probably one you can sell and just buy a complete fixed gear for less.

    If you do convert, what is your budget for wheels?
    I have realized I could probably purchase for less but I want to build this bike. I like the older bikes for fixies. I don't really have a budget and am willing to buy good wheels. I have been told by some to stay away from Weinman rims and purchase Velocity but don't know anything about either. And thanks to those that replied with help.

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