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Need new RIM or RIMS..Modern or Vintage replacement?

Old 12-30-20, 12:28 PM
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Need new RIM or RIMS..Modern or Vintage replacement?

So unfortunately, my beautiful Campagnolo Seoul Tubular rear wheel bent horrifically during a move...Thankfully everything else is fine and the damage was only to the rear wheel. However, it is not easy finding another 36 hole Campagnolo Seoul rim..and so it has me thinking, should I find a modern 36 hole rim (could be a nice upgrade?) Or find another nice set of vintage 36hole rims, comparable to the Campagnolo Seoul Ive currently been using. Maybe Mavic Mach2? Or some high end Ambrosio or any other brand? All/any suggestions/recommendations would be highly appreciated..I know Ill have to replace the front one has well to match..*sigh..Just really want to get my bike back up-and-running. Thank you!
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Tubular rims or full wheelsets seem to be fairly easy to find on my local craigslist if patient. Nice vintage bikes with tubulars usually sit on craigs for weeks and weeks. I don't ride tubulars, so, the last bike I bought with them, I disassembled the wheels just to snag the beautiful Campy hubset. I'll either sell the hubs or build 'em on new Sun m13ii rims with Sapim Race spokes.
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find a shop willing to order from Euro-Asia Imports, looks like they have them.
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NOS tubulars are still readily available with a little patience. Having a preference is the difficult part, like Mavic CD 4's. I have been collecting them for the last 10 years as they come up on CL or other sources. I now have a supply to lean on and likely some to sell when I can't ride anymore.
Found this lot for about $75 for all of them.
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A number of the ones on the left are Mavic GL330, which I thought would be hard to find. They just showed up several times and I snagged them. My Colnago had them with Mavic 501 hubs. Great combination.
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If someone tells you that you have enough bicycles and you don't need any more, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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I had a stash of 90’s Mavic rims (some Reflex and some Mach 2 CD 2) but I gave them all to Community Cycling Center after the evidence that I wasn’t going to use them became compelling.
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I got weirdly lucky and found these locally for $35 a piece and yes, they are authentic and NOS

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I got weirdly lucky and found these locally for $35 a piece and yes, they are authentic and NOS

You're kidding me! Send me the blues, name your price. Wow.
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