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Opinion on LEW Wheels(3 posts)

Opinion on LEW Wheelsderosa1
Jan 15, 2003 10:43 AM
I have a chance to pick up a pair of LEW Sydney's for a fraction of the original cost. I have read through the back messages on LEWs and understand that the now defunct company had some questionable marketing etc...What i'm looking for is just straight up opinions on the wheels themselves...fast slow, durable delicate etc....
Hard to say for sure,TJeanloz
Jan 15, 2003 11:09 AM
I never owned a pair of Lew wheels, though I took them out for a decent ride once. They didn't seem so incredible. A good wheel, certainly, but for the price? I didn't think so (and that was at the "pro deal" price...).

Everybody who I know that has owned them has raved. But I'd rave if I just spend my firstborn's college tuition on a bike part. It was always hard to tell if the accolades were legitimate, or if they were trying to justify the outrageous price.
Hard to say for sure,se7en
Feb 15, 2003 10:17 AM
Talked to a guy at a race who has them and he decided not to use them since the pavement surface was fairly rough. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't spend this much money on some wheels you can't trust.