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Old 04-23-11, 12:05 PM
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Anyone know much about these wheels?

I just picked this up today and I plan to rebuild it and thrash the heck out of it. I know a great deal about road bikes, but I have never seen wheels like this on a mountain bike. The picture only shows one, but I have both and they are very true and have no cracks in the carbon at all. Are these wheels safe and reliable or should I find something else?


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Spinergy wheels earned a bad reputation. https://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-020/index.html
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Originally Posted by mechBgon
Spinergy wheels earned a bad reputation. https://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-020/index.html
That website is only referring to the 3 and 4 spoke design. Wouldn't the 6 spoke be more stucturally sound?
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Heck, if you plan to trash it, go trash it!
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Originally Posted by BestSportEver
That website is only referring to the 3 and 4 spoke design. Wouldn't the 6 spoke be more stucturally sound?
One would hope so, but I'd never ride those after seeing photos of shattered spokes and disconnected hubs. I like my teeth right where they are
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Consider them two spinning Anvils...
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