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Old 05-20-07, 08:57 AM   #1
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50 bucks for a rear tandem wheel, 40 spokes, and drum brake.

Some guy is selling such a rear tandem wheel on ebay for 50 bucks. Is that a killer deal that I would be a fool to let slip away?
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Old 05-20-07, 09:21 AM   #2
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It's a 5-spd freewheel. If your setup will work with that, then it's probably a fair price.
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galvanized spokes. does that matter to you?
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The rim alone is worth that . . .
However, tendency for spokes to pull through Mavic rims in about 15,000 to 25,000 miles. So depending how many miles on that rim and if it fits your tandem (that's a 5-speed freeheel) with solid axle . . .
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Oh crap, solid axle. I hadn't noticed that. No good for me then.
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