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    Senior Member canflyboy's Avatar
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    Track Wheels - newbie wants to know the difference

    I have a vintage lugged road bike that I turned into a fixed gear. I recently went to an indoor velodrome and signed up for intro lessons and I can see myself getting the bug,

    I've built up a set of Mavic CXP's with formula hubs for the fixed, 36 hole, 3 cross, 14 gauge spokes.

    Will this be OK for the track? No serious racing - just want to ride the velodrome in open practice/training sessions.

    I have a chance at a track frame and was thinking of moving the hardware from the road fixed to the track bike.



    1970 Raleigh Tourist, 1972 Raleigh Sports, 1984 Miele Road Bike SS, 1985 Bianchi Nuovo Alloro, Cannondale F400, Opus Avro 29er, Jamis Sonik, Blue CXC, Bianchi San Jose, Cervelo SL-SLC, Cervelo S3 Di2 and a wife that loves me!

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    aka mattio queerpunk's Avatar
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    Yup, that's a solid, basic track wheelset.
    the hipster myth.

    i practice vagabondery.

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