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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 11-23-09, 06:07 PM   #1
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Bicycle Wheel Warehouse

http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/

Is this site old news? I'm not in the market (Open Pros came in today!), but I like to know what's out there and this site seems to have some interesting offerings, FG and otherwise. RR1.2+Formulas for $240, Open Pro+Formula w/cog&lockring for $205 (I just paid 130 for the same rims, from the LBS the same wheelset would have run $300 easy). All pretty customizable too, as far as what you want to pay for. I thought these (http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com...&productId=164) were especially interesting- they appear to have their own rim supplier, and they make some deep v-esque rims+double butted spokes plus ultegra hubs for 170, which kind of pisses me off as a Deep V+Formula owner. Theirs are lighter. Anyway, just something I noticed...
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Old 11-23-09, 06:29 PM   #2
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late pass. but cool place to get wheels.

I just found a pair of mavic ma3's with rear laced to a suzue pro max and front laced to a suzue something on cl for $65 and I'm considering closing the deal.



It's related because they sell Mavic's on this site.
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Old 11-23-09, 06:41 PM   #3
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That seems pretty good to me I'm currently looking at buying cxp22's and this sight offers a wide range of options to customize them with no wheel building fee. I think I know were to get mine now , Thanks. One thing I might add though is that you might want to be carfull as I see they put aluminum lockrings on all there fixed wheels. I would change it if you ride brakeless because Ive stripped one out before and thats not fun at all. go with steel
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Old 11-23-09, 07:21 PM   #4
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The site is old news, but they are reliable and well known on this forum. Bought some wheels from them, still true out of the box over a year later. Some really good deals on there.
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Old 11-23-09, 07:24 PM   #5
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The site is old news, but they are reliable and well known on this forum. Bought some wheels from them, still true out of the box over a year later. Some really good deals on there.
Didn't have quite the same experience. My front went out of true in less than 4 weeks, but my rear is still true. Probably just a lemon, though. I don't use the front one anymore anyways. Otherwise, no real complaints from the company. Good customer service as well.
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Old 11-24-09, 10:08 AM   #6
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Didn't have quite the same experience. My front went out of true in less than 4 weeks, but my rear is still true. Probably just a lemon, though. I don't use the front one anymore anyways. Otherwise, no real complaints from the company. Good customer service as well.
just wheelie everywhere?
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just wheelie everywhere?
Don't you?
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Old 11-24-09, 12:44 PM   #8
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Good stuff. I bought my road bike wheels from them. My only gripe is that they didn't totally destress the spokes, so when I rode the for the first time the spokes were popping and pinging. The wheels are still true though
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Old 11-24-09, 02:33 PM   #9
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I wonder what their mystery spokes are?
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Old 11-24-09, 11:38 PM   #10
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another option would be http://www.prowheelbuilder.com/. I've only had the wheels for about a month, but they seem to be pretty well built.
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Old 11-25-09, 12:10 AM   #11
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just wheelie everywhere?
Something along those lines

I use a wheel with a QR as it makes the bike a little smaller for storage.
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Awesome wheels, only complaint I had was the hub logo didn't line up with the valve hole - yeah, not much to complain about.
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