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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 03-23-11, 06:40 PM   #1
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Alternitive Aerospoke?

Hey guys , i was just wondering if there is a cheaper alternative to the aerospoke, my budgets not huge but i really like the way it looks. thanks
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Old 03-23-11, 06:48 PM   #2
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used and or save up
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Old 03-23-11, 06:50 PM   #3
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Alternative to what? Just the aesthetic? Or its aerodynamic properties?
Unfortunately all the all wheels with unconventional spokes (spin tri, hed3, mavic) are MORE expensive
Think an ebay/craigslist aerospoke is your best shot, or even better - a lighter wheel (they can look good!)
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Spinergy rev x

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Old 03-23-11, 07:07 PM   #5
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there was a white aerojoke on the philly craigslist recently. only $150
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Or its aerodynamic properties?
What aerodynamic properties?
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Use google.
http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/in.../t-417355.html
Srsly?

And also you might like these pieces of ****... http://www.junkyrustybikes.net/artic...?articles_id=2
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Spinergy rev x
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Old 03-23-11, 09:53 PM   #9
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RHO. They uggo.

EDIT: yeah, Dave got em up there.

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Old 03-23-11, 10:03 PM   #10
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Wrap electrical tape around groups of four spokes on your existing wheel?
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Wrap electrical tape around groups of four spokes on your existing wheel?
Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, it is also extra safe.
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I should have phrased that differently, but yeah.
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take one off a wheelchair
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