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What do you guys think of these wheels?

Old 12-22-09, 07:51 PM
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What do you guys think of these wheels?

They seem to be very very nicely priced for what they are. They say the brand makes OEM stuff for big brands like Mavic and Giant and etc. What do you guys think?

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....=STRK:MEWAX:IT
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Old 12-22-09, 07:58 PM
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pretty cool looking w/o the decals
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Where are you located and what's the exchange rate between US and Aus currency?
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Look good without the decals, maybe one of the guys making those Obermayers in the dark decided to make his own wheels...hoping, hoping
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Where are you located and what's the exchange rate between US and Aus currency?
I live in Australia and the current exchange rate is .87 AUD for 1 USD.
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I live in Australia and the current exchange rate is .87 AUD for 1 USD.
I was just asking because the seller is located in Australia.... Price seems good and based on the seller's feedback you shouldn't worry.
Go for it!
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Originally Posted by Focusfire777 View Post
They seem to be very very nicely priced for what they are. They say the brand makes OEM stuff for big brands like Mavic and Giant and etc. What do you guys think?

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....=STRK:MEWAX:IT
Good luck sourcing replacement repair parts for those hubs if/when they go.
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Good luck sourcing replacement repair parts for those hubs if/when they go.
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change your avatar. you're not funny.
Wow. I'm really glad you said that. I thought it was botto. I don't look at names, I look at avatars.
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Good luck sourcing replacement repair parts for those hubs if/when they go.
Why? None of the parts on those wheels are hard to get. They use standard spokes, they are Gigantex rims, with a very popular Taiwanese hub Produced by Joy Tech that goes by the name of Karbona's A28's and F28's, Edge Taiwan and countless others. Bearings (including aftermarket ceramic) and parts are readily available. To many people's suprise; Reynolds's Strike wheels use a Joy Hub that is on par with most high end brands.
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I've never really looked into carbon wheels, but are they a bit heavy?
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I've never really looked into carbon wheels, but are they a bit heavy?
Yeah, if your going up hill or being a weight weenie.

If your trying to solo otf on a flat course, or your just riding a tt, weight doesn't matter. Aero>Weight on flats for sustained speeds.
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