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Old 09-14-20, 12:32 PM
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Anyone Riding These 3 Spoke Wheels?

Looking for opinions on them. I'm trying to do a Super Pista build for riding paved streets and wondering if these are a good option. They seem kind of heavy at 3 kg per wheel. Thanks.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Spoke-700...EAAOSwsQNfVxlg
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Originally Posted by coopman View Post
Looking for opinions on them. I'm trying to do a Super Pista build for riding paved streets and wondering if these are a good option. They seem kind of heavy at 3 kg per wheel. Thanks.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Spoke-700c-Fixed-Gear-Mag-Wheels-Rims-Set-of-Front-Rear-Fixie-Bike-Wheel-Set/333714340839?hash=item4db2ecbbe7:gjEAAOSwsQNfVxlg
According to an online calculator, a pair of those wheels would be 13.23 lbs. Then you have to add tires/tubes. Wow.

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Old 09-14-20, 01:13 PM
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I know - I wonder if the weight given in the ebay advert. is incorrect?
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Old 09-14-20, 01:37 PM
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Honestly would not be surprised if that's close to the actual weight of those awful looking things.
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......bbbbut...the listing says “Ultra Light 3kg per Wheel” You guys are a bunch of wimps.
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These come with pre-soiled threads, I see.

Seller sounds legit, though: "We are professional seller on homeware-DIY, CNC engrvaer, TV Mount, rework station, Lock Sets Security Lamps, Swimming Pool Light We will provide you best quality products and best service!"
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Originally Posted by coopman View Post
Looking for opinions on them. I'm trying to do a Super Pista build for riding paved streets and wondering if these are a good option. They seem kind of heavy at 3 kg per wheel. Thanks.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-Spoke-700c-Fixed-Gear-Mag-Wheels-Rims-Set-of-Front-Rear-Fixie-Bike-Wheel-Set/333714340839?hash=item4db2ecbbe7:gjEAAOSwsQNfVxlg
Super Pista uh? Nice! Have you purchased the frame?
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Old 09-14-20, 04:27 PM
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Yes. It is like this one:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bianchi-Sup...MAAOSwJslbBa-h
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Old 09-14-20, 04:31 PM
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gorgeous! I love white bikes..Share the photos when your done with your build.
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Thanks. I was quite fond of the color scheme myself! This will not be one of those elite builds like you often see at pedalroom.com. I am trying to be as economical as I can with it initially. I can always upgrade parts later on, when the parts are more readily available. However, at the present time, the cheap parts seem to be pretty hard to find but the super-expensive ones are available.
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Originally Posted by coopman View Post
Thanks. I was quite fond of the color scheme myself! This will not be one of those elite builds like you often see at pedalroom.com. I am trying to be as economical as I can with it initially. I can always upgrade parts later on, when the parts are more readily available. However, at the present time, the cheap parts seem to be pretty hard to find but the super-expensive ones are available.

have you checked out the wheels from velomine?

https://www.velomine.com/index.php?m...7ivjc7ku3ifr61
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Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for 200 or less.
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Those wheels are garbage.
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Anyone know what the front fork arm and rear fork arm spacings are for the Bianchi Super Pista? I'm supposed to get the frame on the 17th, if the hurricane doesn't slow the delivery process down.
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Anyone know what the front fork arm and rear fork arm spacings are for the Bianchi Super Pista? I'm supposed to get the frame on the 17th, if the hurricane doesn't slow the delivery process down.

100 and 120


https://www.racycles.com/product/detail/8525
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Thanks for the help guys.
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Thanks for the help guys.

just saw this website

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Fixed-SS/
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I thought the fixie tri-spoke fad died a well-deserved death about 12 years ago. They pair well with knuckle tattoos that spell NOBR AKES.
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A frame like that deserves a decent set of wheels. Either go with a set from Velomine.com or have a set laced up for you. Companies like Retrogression can combine your choice of hub, spokes and rims in order to tailor something to your individual needs. Plus they'll be tensioned properly and that in my opinion is of utmost importance.
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I ordered some tires from Velomine. Those guys are fast! My order from yesterday has already been shipped. Just made an add'l. order with them this morning for more parts. Thanks for the help.
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Aerospoke knock offs. Naw.
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Good advice for anyone buying parts, if the picture shows an American flag and is not from a brand that you see often on quality bikes, AVOID IT. Ain't got no time for none of that crap. Get something of quality and stick with a traditionally spoked wheel and avoid Ebay generally.
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I ordered some tires from Velomine. Those guys are fast! My order from yesterday has already been shipped. Just made an add'l. order with them this morning for more parts. Thanks for the help.
They're good guys and have good deals.
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Good advice for anyone buying parts, if the picture shows an American flag and is not from a brand that you see often on quality bikes, AVOID IT. Ain't got no time for none of that crap. Get something of quality and stick with a traditionally spoked wheel and avoid Ebay generally.
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