Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area Looking to enter into the realm of track racing? Want to share your experiences and tactics for riding on a velodrome? The Track Cycling forums is for you! Come in and discuss training/racing, equipment, and current track cycling events.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-20-07, 01:00 PM   #1
brunning
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
brunning's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: New York City
Bikes: 1999 Serotta Csi Custom, ~1984 Pinarello track bike
Posts: 1,519
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
deep vs in matte black

where would one get them? does velocity make them, or must they be powder coated?
brunning is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-07, 07:58 AM   #2
fixedpip
asleep at the wheel
 
fixedpip's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Chicago
Bikes: Custom Richie Ditta Track Bike, Eddie Merckx Corsa, Marioni Custom Pista, Dolan Cyclocross
Posts: 974
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Veloctiy's website shows you can get annodised or painted versions of Deep Vs in Black. I'd imagined the annodised black rims would be closer to matt black than the painted (which are definitely shiny).
http://www.velocityusa.com/default.asp?contentID=550

On this website they look quite matt:
http://www.chainringtransitauthority...y_colors.shtml

But I'd ask in the Single Speed/Fixed Gear forum as so many folks there run Deep Vs.
fixedpip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-07, 09:16 AM   #3
lemurhouse
carpe napum
 
Join Date: May 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 381
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I've got a wheelset with black anodized deep V's. I ordered 'em on the web from IROcycles a year or two ago. Inexpensive at +/- $300, but the formula/IRO hubs are so/so. Wheelset is very stiff and great for general riding and training but you might to upgrade for racing. I like the rims for what they are.
lemurhouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:55 PM.