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Old 11-15-17, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Baby Puke View Post
It's funny these are coming back into fashion. I've been using one since forever, but until recently I assumed it was a second class wheel, cuz it was always about the Mavics. Really don't like the flash left over from the mold along the center seam of these though, can't be very smooth aerodynamically. I've always wondered if it would be structurally ok to remove this.
Somebody told me yes, it's okay to remove 'em, but I haven't done it to mine.

Mine have two different weaves to 'em, so in the offseason I plan to use spray.bike to paint them flat black and add a keirin-inspired sparkle topcoat to 'em. Might sand down the flash when I do that. Might not.
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