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tkm 06-25-13 03:21 PM

SingleSpeed Wheelset
 
I'm building a singlespeed to ride on bikepaths/around the neighborhood with the family. I have most all the parts and frame, but I'm trying to decide on the wheelset. I see a lot of "Deep Dish" singlespeed wheelsets online for aorund $150, but I can't see these being all that light or all that quality.

While I don't want junk or to break the bank, I also don't mind spending a few bucks for something of quality. Does something off-the-shelf exist in that range, or am I better off having something custom made? I'm fine with that, but I'm hoping someone has a decent lead on someone.

Frameset is the typical SS 100mm front/120mm rear dropout.

I did a search, but didn't find anything recent. Thanks.

FakeFuji 06-25-13 03:26 PM

Velomine is the best place to source a wheel set

hairnet 06-25-13 03:28 PM

spend less get moar

http://www.velomine.com/index.php?ma...roducts_id=531

ThimbleSmash 06-25-13 03:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hairnet (Post 15782436)

Got to say that is a pretty solid combo. I run the similar CR-18 machine laced to Formulas and they have been great on my commuter and are still good and true.

GENESTARWIND 06-25-13 03:45 PM

Velomine, pick sealed bearing hub for less maintenance

gregjones 06-25-13 06:28 PM

More than several hundred grams less and not a lot out of your price range........

I have these.


Mine are black, I like them.

Scrod tensions and trues all the machine built rims before they are shipped. I could find no fault with the set I have.

tkm 06-27-13 11:03 AM

Thanks for the input. $120 for a set of wheels is very decent. I was budgeting for more but certainly would not argue against spending less.

tkm 06-27-13 11:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gregjones (Post 15783116)
More than several hundred grams less and not a lot out of your price range........

I have these.


Mine are black, I like them.

Scrod tensions and trues all the machine built rims before they are shipped. I could find no fault with the set I have.

Not bad at all. I wanted to stay under 2000g for the wheelset and those would certainly do that.


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