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Rim/hub recomendation

Old 04-30-12, 09:28 AM
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Rim/hub recomendation

Looking to build a 36 h wheel 120ish mm spacing. For polo and just riding... I just want something tough and will last me awhile.

Looking at Velocity Chukkers, B43 if I can get them machined.

These
https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=48152

And one more I forgot the name though I will post them later


As for hub something with high flanges doesn't have to be flip flop..

I sort of want the rim to accept a wider road tire.
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Budget? Will these be your only wheels?
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I have two wheelsets with Mavic CXP33 36h. Both are solid and I love them. Not sure on the max tire size, but I run 25
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Those DT Swiss TK 540s look nice. I use Salsa Delgados but VO has a pretty sexy set of RAID rims that look solid.

Hubs are an easy choice(s):
All City Sheriffs
Surly NEW
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Old 04-30-12, 12:27 PM
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this gets asked all the time; like there is some magic combo of rim/hub that makes the perfect wheel.

much more important than any of the components for a wheel is how they are put together.

go find someone who builds good wheels, give them your budget, and he/she will help you far more than any numbskulls on the interwebz

bottom line: awesome components can be built into a really crappy wheel and even crappy components can make nice wheels in the hands of a skilled professional.

my last bit of advice is stay away from velocity rims because they dent way too easily but i am sure ten or so people will contradict that statement.
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https://www.all4cycling.com/shop/prod...n&currency=USD

I think i may go with these, I want the eyelets. Velocity looks nice and flashy but sorta trendy to me..

I want to try my hand at building a wheel, I like working on and building my own stuff.

Anyways I think I will go with the High flange version of these

https://www.dotbike.com/p/5049?utm_so...m_campaign=FGL
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