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Arrospok??

Old 02-24-09, 12:16 AM
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Arrospok??

Always thought they looked neat but never really understood the benefits. I don't trick and I'm looking to build something new this spring. Any thoughts??
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Old 02-24-09, 12:19 AM
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save your money.
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Old 02-24-09, 12:24 AM
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I know they are expensive. Are there benefits over other wheels??
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Old 02-24-09, 12:29 AM
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Old 02-24-09, 12:30 AM
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AERO spoke

AEROdynamic.
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Old 02-24-09, 12:32 AM
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Everyone and their mother has an opinion about these wheels. Use the search function.
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Old 02-24-09, 12:40 AM
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On mobile phone. Search function not working.
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Old 02-24-09, 12:46 AM
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they look cool. that's the only real benefit.
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Originally Posted by the beef View Post
they look cool
...some people say.
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Don't carbon wheels work on a different principal than spoke wheels? That is that you are standing on top of the carbon that is between the axle and the ground rather than deforming your wheel into an egg shape as you roll around? With the logic that the carbon is a stiffer circle.
//has never riden a carbon wheel
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street cred
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Originally Posted by K_phomma View Post
street cred
seems to be the general consensus.
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Originally Posted by GregLast View Post
seems to be the general consensus.
I don't even know about that anymore...
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save your money. spend it on a nice spoked wheel.
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IMO there's no ride that can't be enhanced with a bit of Aerospokism.
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i thought that once aerospoke had shipped out their 4+ month wait wheel, the fad was already over..
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safe your self a few and get a nice well built traditional spoked wheel.
Theres nothing a regular wheel can't do that an aerospoke can

Also, if you break a spoke, would you rather it be the end of your wheel or take some of your time to get another.
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Old 02-24-09, 08:46 AM
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as stated before on one of these topics...

It's all about aerodynamics right?
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i'm glad you took the time to make a thread that has never been discussed :thumbup:
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they are heavy but strong

either you like the looks or you don't. ultimately most people are not going to put something on their bike they find hideous.
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Originally Posted by jdms mvp View Post
i'm glad you took the time to make a thread that has never been discussed :thumbup:
Glad you took the time to read the thread to see that I am posting from my phone and search function wasn't working. Next time I'm laid up in bed after surgery I'll find more appropriate ways to kill time sir. I'm so sorry I offended you.
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