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Old 03-10-11, 09:43 PM   #1
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Best deep rim wheelset (light/strong/price) ???

Thoughts? Opinions?

I bought a cheapo wheelset and just built up my beauty. Im having second thoughts as to the crappo rims/hubs - my bike deserves better.

Anyone know of any deals or thoughts on a good value wheelset (model/brand) - trendy but high quality?

Thanks!
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Old 03-10-11, 09:45 PM   #2
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How deep?

Seriously though, wheels/rims questions come up everyday...should check the first 2 pages before you make a thread.
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Old 03-10-11, 09:47 PM   #3
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How deep?
im flexible, but was hoping for somewhere around 40mm - 46mm or so.
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Old 03-10-11, 09:47 PM   #4
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Weinmann, Velocity, H Plus Son, Eighth Inch Julian, FOER.

OR

SRAM S80

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Zipp 1080
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Old 03-10-11, 09:50 PM   #5
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Seriously though, wheels/rims questions come up everyday...should check the first 2 pages before you make a thread.
i did, its tough to sort through the forums with the current format - sorry

I do appreciate any thoughts though
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Old 03-10-11, 09:53 PM   #6
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Nah, it's all good. What I meant is, you would probably get your answers right away in similar threads.

But pretty much what yummygooey said.
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Old 03-10-11, 09:54 PM   #7
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I hear Enve stuff is pretty dope. Dunno if its good 4 trikin tho.
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Carbon clinchers.

or tubies
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What did you just buy?
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http://www.lfgss.com/thread6704.html

Hope this Helps!
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pick two out of those three, i.e., light/strong, light/price, strong/price

good luck
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i'm thinking of some ebay carbon clinchers and lacing them up meself
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i'm thinking of some ebay carbon clinchers and lacing them up meself
Word, I've been eyeballing those Chinese tubulars. Start working again Monday, so I might treat myself.
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SRAM S80
This^ for ALL the streetcred and respect.

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weinmann dp18 have to be the cheapest and most durable veep style rim I have owned three sets and never had any problem them over the years I am a large guy btw and I have ruined cheap wheels

I have julians n my new bike but I don't have enough miles on em to have an opinion
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Im having second thoughts as to the crappo rims/hubs
What is it that you don't like about your current setup? The hubs don't spin freely? The rims can not be trued properly? You just want something with more "bling"?
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trendy
This just in, deep rims are so 2008.

Box section has been dominating the scene since 2009 like 90's fuzzed up garage bands dominating the hipsterdom.
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The true deepest wheel is a disc wheel
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This just in, deep rims are so 2008.

Box section has been dominating the scene since 2009 like 90's fuzzed up garage bands dominating the hipsterdom.
mastered two bands this week that sounded like screaming trees doing nirvana covers while high on hash.
TWO SEPARATE BANDS IN ONE WEEK WITH THE SAME LAME SOUND?

hipsters, WHY!?
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crabon/campy/rapha/roadie-bro.

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90's making a comeback, apparently.
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i did the 90s when i was their age, it was not "boom winning, duh" the first time around
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