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Old 11-04-08, 10:45 PM
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I'm looking to get a new front wheel soon here and I'm wondering what you guys think I should get.

Well

I AM going to be riding pegs.

Needs to be 3/8

I want to run a a gland on it.

What do you guys think??
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Old 11-04-08, 11:06 PM
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gland will work any pretty much everything.

there are very very few choices for 14mm in the front anymore.

If you are thinking of getting a pre-built wheel then you can get a shadow or proper front wheel.

they both come in a ton of colors and are both resonably cheap. not to mention both are plenty strong.

If you want a sick custom wheel you can do an odyssey 7ka rim 36H with some shadow strait gauge spokes laced to a proper, or profile, or shadow hub.
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Old 11-04-08, 11:54 PM
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Marmosette or vandro2 to 7ka
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Old 11-05-08, 10:26 PM
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The marmosette hub looks a bit beastly. And I really want white to match my rear.

I have the Vandero 1 on currently and it has always rolled smooth so I'll consider 2 for sure.

I know people who have messed up profile fronts so its not gonna happen.

And, what do you think of the Colony Clone???
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Old 11-06-08, 04:30 PM
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wtp supreme ody vandero 2 or marmo are the only hubs id buy. Looks like a solid hub though.
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What about Demolition? You are always getting new parts.
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Old 11-06-08, 05:13 PM
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What's wrong with Profile's?
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Fuzzybox- Lately I havent actually, last thing was my front faf.

Mini- Un-smooth grinders, as I sometimes am have broken the allen bolt.

I think om leaning for the ODSY vanduro 2.

Rims. What do ya think?? 7ka fo sho, but anything lighter?
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Old 11-07-08, 09:03 AM
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Primo Balance?
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7ka is a 17 oz rim. that is very light. not to mention it is the front and you can get away with running a lot of weaker rims because it dosent take as much abuse. ever check out animal rims. they run about 15 oz and would be a perfect front rim
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Get a marmoset for sure. Something stupid like only 1 axle has ever broken. Such a solid hub, not heavy either
Stay away from anything colony
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marmoset FTW stronget hub ever. helicoiled, volcano bolts, angle flanges, 7005. pure love.

rim 7ka is ok for front. i'm running a hazard lite with 1/2 holes drilled all the way through. lighter that a balance

oh and balance rims are death. light weight isn't everythign guys
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Originally Posted by live4muzic2 View Post
Mini- Un-smooth grinders, as I sometimes am have broken the allen bolt.
Alright, well I don't think I have to worry about that for my race bike then. I'm getting a pair.
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Old 11-07-08, 11:14 PM
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Ha no. Race bike would be sweeeet with pros.
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