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    Newbie looking to Upgrade Wheelset on my Fuji Feather Single Speed

    I'm a roadie and have been riding my Fuji SST 1.0 for the past year.. so I'm retty new to the whole world of Single Speed's and Fixed Speed Bikes and I love it so far. I purchased my fuji feather around 2 months ago and it's a single speed.
    The wheels on it pretty much suck (Too heavy and I want a skewer instead), so I was wondering what kind of wheels you all would suggest for an upgrade and where to get a pair? Websites?

    Here's what she looks like right now..

    And I want a wheel set that looks more like this... (front wheel)



    I've already scoured craigslist, but to no luck.

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FujiKid View Post
    I'm a roadie

    And I want a wheel set that looks more like this... (front wheel)


    Stop trolling.
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    thanckx.
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    It's called an Aerospoke.

    It's not cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FujiKid View Post
    The wheels on it pretty much suck (Too heavy)
    yes, aerospokes will solve this

    If you want a quick release front wheel then you will probably need to buy the front and rear separately
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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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    You should be more concerned with fixing your jackass bar angle.

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    Senior Member FujiKid's Avatar
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    Like I said, I'm new to all of this. I most likely won't go with the "aerospoke" then, can anyone recommend me a light weight, decently priced wheel set?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FujiKid View Post
    Like I said, I'm new to all of this. I most likely won't go with the "aerospoke" then, can anyone recommend me a light weight, decently priced wheel set?
    It's alright, we all were at some time.

    But really, level out your handlebars. The flat portion(when looking from the side) should be level to the ground.
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    What do you consider decently priced?
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    No offense but you're an idiot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FujiKid View Post
    Like I said, I'm new to all of this. I most likely won't go with the "aerospoke" then, can anyone recommend me a light weight, decently priced wheel set?
    www.velomine.com

    velocity deep v's or sun m13II's
    http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/pake-rum-runner-14226

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    Quote Originally Posted by ddeadserious View Post
    It's alright, we all were at some time.

    But really, level out your handlebars. The flat portion(when looking from the side) should be level to the ground.
    That's an old pic. THey're level now.

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    What do you consider decently priced?
    300-500$

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    www.velomine.com

    velocity deep v's or sun m13II's
    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FujiKid View Post
    That's an old pic. THey're level now.


    300-500$


    Thanks!
    For that price range, you can have a very nice custom wheelset built for you, or you have a huge number of options from velomine.
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    Dual first-generation Spinergys FTW.

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    You can built pretty much anything for 500 bucks.
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    No offense but you're an idiot.
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    I still don't believe this is real.
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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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    Thanks again everyone for the input and suggestions.

    I was looking at these as a possible option, but I had another question... Do I have to get a wheel set with sealed bearings? Or can it be a set without? or one with a different setup

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    You didn't link to whatever you were looking at. And you can get whatever bearings you feel like, sealed or not. And whats 'one with a different setup'?
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    The brake lever is on the handlebars, so no one can complain about that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    I still don't believe this is real.
    This

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jared. View Post
    This
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    My bad, would these work out pretty well?
    http://www.velomine.com/index.php?ma...oducts_id=1907

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    Holy boat anchors. Thats insane.

    http://www.wabicycles.com/GXwheels.html - The pair of these is only a little heavier than the weight of the the rear velocity/phil alone. And they're really well priced.
    Last edited by Street rider; 09-25-12 at 10:02 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    The brake lever is on the handlebars, so no one can complain about that.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    This
    I am now convinced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigglyPuff View Post
    I am now convinced.
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    oh dumb, nm. ignore me.

    aside from a moment of stupidity, bicyclewheels.com offers some wheelsets as well as velomine.
    http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/pake-rum-runner-14226

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    Quote Originally Posted by GENESTARWIND View Post
    oh dumb, nm. ignore me.

    aside from a moment of stupidity, bicyclewheels.com offers some wheelsets as well as velomine.
    Yeah, I ended up looking on velomine. And they had some sick looking bikes, but I'm just not sure which type of wheelset would be "right" for my single speed.

    I'm assuming that it has to be a "sealed bearing" wheel set of course. But regardless, I'll keep looking around and do some searching. Would like to keep it as close to 300$ as possible anyways. But thanks so much for the link to velomine, I really like the website and will be getting my parts from them.

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