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    Banned. The Weak Link's Avatar
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    Wheel recommendations

    My son was T-boned by a car a few days ago (written up on the over 50 forum) and miraculously did fine except for some nasty cuts and bruises. He rides a BD Motobecane SS/FG, which also seemed to hold up well. However, the wheels were trashed and I need to replace them.

    What would you boys recommend? I'm interested in function over form, and something that is reasonably inexpensive.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    thanckx.
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    "I made love to your mother dozens of times last week, and she doesnt know what a worn chain ring looks like"

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    Formula hubs laced to mavic cxp 22's... you can find them below than $150 here: http://www.velomine.com/index.php?ma...ath=87_172_178

    Velomine has lots more combos if that doesnt fit you. They're pricing is great and support is aswell.

    EDIT: Basically what seau said but with more detail.... bloody pigeon beat me!

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    I think most would suggest

    http://www.velomine.com/index.php?ma...3qp45r4vdspbm5

    or this

    http://www.velomine.com/index.php?ma...3qp45r4vdspbm5

    Hope your son recovers quickly and hope the frame is still completely sound too.
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    I'm going to be spending an exorbitant amount of money on electronics for this bike.

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    all velomine....what have we turned into bfssfg??
    Quote Originally Posted by psyclistic View Post

    I'm going to be spending an exorbitant amount of money on electronics for this bike.

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    Well-informed consumers? There's plenty of great wheelset options on there, I just have a thing for SunRims. They are no bull****.
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    thanckx.
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    "I made love to your mother dozens of times last week, and she doesnt know what a worn chain ring looks like"

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    im using a set of tec9's, a dude sells them on ebay for 100, they're great for mashing, and their pretty solid

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    Anything from velomine. Its all good. Pick anything within your budget.

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    Velomine it is. Thanks all.

    So what kind of tires do you like?

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    Tire choice depends on a lot of things, but for a good all purpose road tire I'd go wtih gatorskins, unless your kid is skid-happy, then just whatever's cheap.

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    gatorskins

    armadillos

    grand prix 4000

    panaracer pasela tg
    Quote Originally Posted by psyclistic View Post

    I'm going to be spending an exorbitant amount of money on electronics for this bike.

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    For tires I just ride what is cheap. Conti Ultra Race hold up surprisingly well for the low price. They suck in snow, but I don't think that you get much of that in Kentucky.
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