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09-28-23, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Kjlappy

Anyone know if 365 cycles is legit? Strongly...

Anyone know if 365 cycles is legit? Strongly considering this wheelset. For some reason I'm not being charged tax on it and they offer free shipping. I also found a 10% off coupon making these $150...
09-28-23, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Kjlappy

I haven't had much luck but I did finally hear...

I haven't had much luck but I did finally hear back from a guy selling campag wheels that'll fit (https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bop/d/chicago-vintage-campagnolo-nuovo-record/7666716995.html). He...
09-28-23, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,746
Posted By Kjlappy

I like the idea of this, I may ask the LBS what...

I like the idea of this, I may ask the LBS what their thoughts are.
09-28-23, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Kjlappy

Do you have a reputable brand you had in mind? I...

Do you have a reputable brand you had in mind? I saw some on Velomines but am curious if I should explore other avenues.
09-27-23, 07:45 PM
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Views: 1,746
Posted By Kjlappy

Heard back from the shop today who upped the...

Heard back from the shop today who upped the quote to $130 since they'll need to buy new spokes... I have reservations about buying the rims from Velomines because they're single walled and would...
09-26-23, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Kjlappy

I noted these after an earlier comment and I...

I noted these after an earlier comment and I really like Velomines (bought a DT swiss wheelset from them for a different bike earlier this year) but I brought my wheel to a co-op down the street who...
09-25-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,746
Posted By Kjlappy

Thank you for the advice. I took the wheels to a...

Thank you for the advice. I took the wheels to a bike shop down the street and their head mechanic is going to take a look at them tomorrow. They quoted me $60 to swap the rims, much cheaper than the...
09-25-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,746
Posted By Kjlappy

Seeing as I currently have the old broken Matrix...

Seeing as I currently have the old broken Matrix Titan rear wheel, you think it would be feasible and cost effective to just have them swap the hub from the donor wheel to the new one? Worried a...
09-25-23, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Kjlappy

Adding photos of measurements, looks like rear...

Adding photos of measurements, looks like rear axle is 135ish mm so not sure spreading the dropouts by hand is feasible......
09-25-23, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Kjlappy

​​​​​​I'll try using my thumbs to make it fit but...

​​​​​​I'll try using my thumbs to make it fit but I've read online that there are other consequences to doing this. The previous owner of the trek actually swapped out a number of components so the...
09-24-23, 10:43 PM
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Views: 1,746
Posted By Kjlappy

New Rear Wheel too wide for dropouts, seeking advice

I have a 1983 trek 520 that I recently fixed up and turned into my commuter. It has Matrix Titan 700c front & rear wheel with a 6 speed freehub on the rear. A few days ago I noted the rear wheel was...
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