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    Finally got a descent wheelset!

    Living in Toronto and shopping on a budget made it that much harder, but after 2 weeks I finally did it.

    Here they are, miche primato hubs x deep Vs

    http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/3552/michexdeepv.jpg

    First person that guesses how much I paid for them shipped (tires,tubes,cogs,lockrings) gets a high five
    Last edited by illenvillain; 09-06-10 at 08:50 AM.
    i see you coastin

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    Nice wheelset. I have the Miche primato hubs and love them!

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    my question is where did you get them

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    how fast have you descended with them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xgecko View Post
    my question is where did you get them
    US craigslist

    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    how fast have you descended with them?
    my bike isnt finished yet
    i see you coastin

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    What are you going to use as your ascent wheelset?

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    Quote Originally Posted by enim View Post
    What are you going to use as your ascent wheelset?
    He'll probably flip them around. That's what I always do. Forwards on the ascent, backwards on the descent.

    But seriously, those look like nice wheels.

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    I'm a big fan of "mee"-"kay" hubs. Those rims are also just enough V for me. My buddy who just build his gazzetta up with those rims but with origin8 hubs nearly swayed me. Those rims are the only tarck deep Vs I like.

    I just agonized over a wheelset purchase to build up my new frame and I went with the Ambrosio track wheelset for $210 NIB/shipped on eBay. From what I can see they are just rebranded Miche hubs and rims as well. I'm amazed more people do not run Miche/Amborsio hubs. Love 'em.

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    no one is gonna try to guess how much i paid?
    i see you coastin

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    $100

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xgecko View Post
    $100
    I didnt say I stole them....the hub set is 150$ plus shipping
    i see you coastin

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    Oscillation overthruster Dr. Banzai's Avatar
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    $230. Not including driving across the border or shipping.

    what do I win?

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    those hubs are not worth more than $60.

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    They cost around $85 for a set.

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    those hubs are not worth more than $60.

    i read someone here write that price is what you pay and value is what you get.

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    Hubs with sealed bearings and 3/8 axles are all the same in my books. One set costs $30, another set costs $300. You pay for looks and the cachet.

    I will gladly pay more money for a hub that looks better. The Miche and Ambrosio hubs look good. Better than Origin8 hubs. I won't pay another $200 to get allen cap screws. My $3 15mm wrench works just fine.

    Again, hubs are hubs.

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    I like the Miche hubs. They were a good buy and will hopefully last me for awhile.

    You wheelset looks nice and im sure it will ride very smoothly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Banzai View Post
    Hubs with sealed bearings and 3/8 axles are all the same in my books. One set costs $30, another set costs $300. You pay for looks and the cachet.

    I will gladly pay more money for a hub that looks better. The Miche and Ambrosio hubs look good. Better than Origin8 hubs. I won't pay another $200 to get allen cap screws. My $3 15mm wrench works just fine.

    Again, hubs are hubs.
    Wait, I thought Miche hubs use 10mm rear axle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post

    i read someone here write that price is what you pay and value is what you get.
    brilliantly put.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    how fast have you descended with them?


    This may have gone over a few people's heads . . .
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    The banana has spoken.
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    "This rides nearly as nicely as your mom."

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    Quote Originally Posted by illenvillain View Post
    US craigslist



    my bike isnt finished yet
    You don't have a bike?
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    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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