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Velocity wheel plug!!!roadboy
Apr 5, 2003 5:12 AM
Just wanted to take a moment and give props to Velocity wheels. I work at Holt Pro Cycle in Holt Mi, which is just 70 miles or so east of Grand Rapids where Velocity wheels is headquatered. Velocity makes many wheelsets, but they also make an excellent cyclocross wheelset called the Spartacus. I ahve used this wheelset on my cross bike for about a year and absolutly love them. They are a little heavy for racing, but i do alot of trail riding and commuting and they have held up wonderfully. the best part is, retail is only around $270. They are cheap compared to other wheels but extremely duarble. Anyway I just thought I would let everyone know since i think alot of cross guys over look these wheels, and for alot of people even heavier people over 200lbs these wheels may be the ticket. Just though i would throw that out thats for hearing my rave about Velocity wheels.
P.S. i weigh only 150 lbs, but I know people well over 200 who ride and abuse these wheels with no probs whatsoever
re: Velocity wheel plug!!!Grampy
Apr 6, 2003 2:50 PM
Yup, I can second that. I'm 200+ and use these wheels as backups and Winter wheels. They take a pounding. I've got a friend with about 10,000 miles on his, never out of true and no broken spokes. (I will agree that they are a bit heavier than my Velomax though)