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Recommend Me A Deep V Wheel Set For My Steamroller

Old 05-25-09, 09:16 AM
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Recommend Me A Deep V Wheel Set For My Steamroller

Thinking about getting a deep V set for my steamroller in white for around $200. Any recommendations, and suggestions for places to get them online?
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Old 05-25-09, 10:09 AM
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consider doing something different.
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Old 05-25-09, 10:26 AM
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eightinch.com probably has the DP 18 in white, they're a bit heavier than the velocities.
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Old 05-25-09, 10:33 AM
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Old 05-25-09, 10:33 AM
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i've seen a steamroller look nice with ellipses. check the steamroller photo thread for anecdotal evidence.
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Old 05-25-09, 10:55 AM
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what color is your SR? I have seen the maroon ones w/ white rims and white grip tape and white saddle look REALLY good.
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Originally Posted by chase. View Post
i've seen a steamroller look nice with ellipses. check the steamroller photo thread for anecdotal evidence.
I don't like them too much with ellipses.
http://velospace.org/node/19863
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Originally Posted by exhumed View Post
I don't like them too much with ellipses.
http://velospace.org/node/19863
imagine it without stickers. i believe he removed them later.
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Originally Posted by PedallingATX View Post
what color is your SR? I have seen the maroon ones w/ white rims and white grip tape and white saddle look REALLY good.
Here it is (I've changed pedels since):


Originally Posted by adriano View Post
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Ahhh, OK.
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Old 05-25-09, 01:41 PM
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I think it looks nice right now. I would not get deep Vs for it.
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I agree. I think it looks good as is. But i'm not the owner
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Old 05-25-09, 02:30 PM
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Yeah, that is super classy as is.
But if you want a new set of wheels, get em in all silver/polished as well.
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ebay got the deals but i would suggest testing the spoke tension before riding
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another vote for keeping it as is. That's a nice looking bike.

If you feel some kind of compelling need to upgrade the wheelset, I'd go with a nice traditional rim like the Open Pros in silver.
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Originally Posted by supercub View Post
another vote for keeping it as is. That's a nice looking bike.

If you feel some kind of compelling need to upgrade the wheelset, I'd go with a nice traditional rim like the Open Pros in silver.
like thousands of others, white rims tug at his heart strings.
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The surly hubs laced to the Alex rims aren't bad at all, they're solid wheels. I think any DP-18 or cheap deep-v wheels would be a downgrade in my opinion.
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Old 05-25-09, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by beeftech View Post
Yeah, that is super classy as is.
But if you want a new set of wheels, get em in all silver/polished as well.
Thanks. Maybe you guys are right. It does look pretty good as is. I guess I just wanted to brighten up a bit. Hey, maybe whitewall tires? Can you get white walls for a road bike like this?
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+3 on keeping it as is. Deep Vs would add an element of cheese to the bike which it doesn't deserve. A set of high flanged hubs laced to polished Sun CR18s would be lovely upgrade if the stock wheels aren't cutting it for you... Just my worthless opinion.

Originally Posted by min7b5 View Post
Hey, maybe whitewall tires? Can you get white walls for a road bike like this?
Can't recall any true whitewalls off hand... Although a reflective sidewall tire could do the trick as well as helping visability at night. A gumwall tire would be an awesome compliment to your Brooks saddle and grips. Possibly Panaracer Paselas or a Challenge Roubaixs.

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Old 05-25-09, 10:13 PM
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definately keep as is and add gum wall tires! If you do upgrade, get open pro in silver laced to a nice low flange. Just think, the white deep v would be completely mismatched and cheesy with your classy brooks and grips.
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Old 05-26-09, 01:33 PM
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Cool. I think gum wall tires it is
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