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Want a set of Mike Garcia Wheelset.....

Old 06-14-06, 08:03 PM
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Want a set of Mike Garcia Wheelset.....

I have read so many posts in regards to MG. Can't hardly justify though, I have a set Mavic Elites on my Waterford and a set of Velocity Spartacus on my Andy Gilmour. I figure when one goes, will have to be the Elites since they have about 7K miles. I have a set of CXP30 hanging in the garage with DA. So, guess I will have to wait; but, the MG wheelsets look nice.
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Old 06-14-06, 10:22 PM
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They are beautifully built. Get a set of Deep V's in pink for that "What the?!" expression on people's faces.
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Old 06-14-06, 10:43 PM
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Rode my MG Velocity Aeroheads yesterday on an after work ride with a buddy from the office. It had been awhile since I ridden by my Basso with the MG Aeroheads and I never fail to notice/realize how smooth the ride is with those wheels.
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Old 06-15-06, 04:17 AM
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After the service and communication lapses of the past few weeks I ended up Ebaying a set of Easton Orion II's for my Bianchi rebuild. I'm still waiting for my Garcia wheels to show up (for the Merlin). Eastons went in the mail last night.
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Old 06-15-06, 04:36 AM
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I miss the quality of the build of my MG wheels. I have 2 sets built by my lbs and the only thing I can think is they simply don't know what the heck they are doing...they need trued oftenand I have had the rear loose tension in a spoke...on both sets...2x now. I am thinking of calling Mike and sending both sets to him to be re-built.
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I also want a pair of MG wheels..... I'm stuck right now between two factory models.... or just going custom. From what everyone has said he does amazing work. I wouldn't mind getting Nobium 30's laced to white hubs with sapiam Cx spokes.
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Old 06-15-06, 05:04 AM
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You can't go wrong with the MG wheels, they are simply amazing and there is nothing better for the price too!
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why is it that if anyone mentions motobecane Pedal Force etc. they are instantly outed as a shill. Plenty of posts singing the praises and advertising Mike Garcia wheels but no one seems to mind. I have no problem with either but just an observation.
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Old 06-15-06, 05:55 AM
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Nice try, troll again sometime.
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I have a set of the Niobium Speedsifics. They are light and strong and so far hold up very well. I cannot say that they blew me away compared to the Bontrager Race wheels I had before. I never road a $1000 wheel set so I guess I have nothing to compare them too. Basically they are just wheels, I never see why people get so ate up about wheels. Anyway the reason I got them is because I wanted a light aero wheelset thinking that the aero profile would be stronger for my 195 pound carcass and give me the slight aero advantage. That and for $400 to have someone actually hand build the wheels rather then a machine I think ups the quality for a price that cannot be beat. I am not affraid to ride these every day, if I crash I just send the hub to Mike and he rebuilds it.
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I just picked up a set on eBay for $280 shippped unused. They are Aeroheads with Speedcific hubs and 32 spokes. They should be good for my fairly bulky frame. If it ever stops raining I am going to ride them.
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