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Velocity Fusion rear wheel - $109.95 at Nashbar: $99 with 10% off coupon.(1 post)

Velocity Fusion rear wheel - $109.95 at Nashbar: $99 with 10% off coupon.Eug
May 24, 2003 3:41 AM
It retails for US$170, but today I noticed it was $110. Until last week it was $150. There's also a 10% off coupon (TKM4 - until June 3), bringing the price of this wheel to less than US$100. Sure, it ain't an ultralight boutique wheel, but for that price it'd make a decent backup wheel for training or commuting.

"Although not quite as aerodynamic as the Deep V rim, Velocity cut the Fusion's weight by almost 80 grams while still retaining most of the Deep V's strength and lateral stiffness. The 25 mm tall rim is then laced to Velocity low maintenance, sealed bearing hubs using double butted, 14 gauge, stainless steel spokes. 32 hole cross 3. 9/8 speed Shimano compatible. The rims are a double wall design and include machined sidewalls to ensure consistent and even braking. Each Fusion wheel is hand built and trued in the US to the highest tolerances in the cycling industry. Drilled for presta valves."

weight --------------- 985g
type ----------------- road training/racing
spacing -------------- 130mm
materials ------------ aluminum spokes,nipples/steel
finish --------------- black
sidewall ------------- machined
rim width------------- 18mm
rim height ----------- 23mm
# holes -------------- 32
eyelets -------------- no
hub type ------------- Velocity
spoke cross ---------- 3 cross
skewer --------------- included
valve drilling ------- presta
compatibility -------- Shimano compatible