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Wheel choice

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:15 pm

Which wheels do you think suit? The velocities or the CXPs. Either way, I think it needs a black saddle and bar tape.
I'm not sure why the photos are chopped off from the right, they look fine in photobucket. I'll repost once I know the cause.

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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Mustang » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:25 pm

Velocity :D
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby RobertFrith » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:34 pm

Mustang wrote:Velocity :D

+1. Pics look fine on tapatalk btw
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:48 pm

Another vote for Velocity.

Were you on a laptop running Firefox by any chance? It does that with bigger pics :? I'm fine on a 24" WS monitor but I'd have to right click on the pic and "show image" if the lappy was lit. 640x480px is a good all round size for most viewers
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby bychosis » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:54 pm

Plus one for the black of the velocity.

Pics chopped on iPad, i started a thread on forum feedback about jig pics being hard to see with no side scroll bars
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Wal42 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:58 pm

You're going modern with brifters so you may as well continue in that direction & fit the velocity's.
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:22 pm

Mulger bill wrote:Another vote for Velocity.

Were you on a laptop running Firefox by any chance? It does that with bigger pics :? I'm fine on a 24" WS monitor but I'd have to right click on the pic and "show image" if the lappy was lit. 640x480px is a good all round size for most viewers


Using an iPad but also is chopped on the iMac using Safari. Will pay greater attention to picture size in the future.
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby familyguy » Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:43 pm

Are they 650's??

Velocity. Put silver spokes in the Mavics and you'd have a winner though.

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Re: Wheel choice

Postby munga » Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:54 pm

i'd pick the mavic's if you changed the saddle and bartape to black. not fussed on the velocity's.
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Dan » Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:54 pm

CXPs. Crazy spoke patterns are well, crazy. I know, because I also have them.
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:58 pm

familyguy wrote:Are they 650's??

Velocity. Put silver spokes in the Mavics and you'd have a winner though.

Jim


Hi jim, they are 700s.
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:03 pm

munga wrote:i'd pick the mavic's if you changed the saddle and bartape to black. not fussed on the velocity's.
your bike.


I'm going to remove the Shimano decals as well. Not sure what I will replace them with. Be assured it won't be a 'Colnago'.
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Re: Wheel choice

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:00 am

Lots of steel bikes wrote:
munga wrote:i'd pick the mavic's if you changed the saddle and bartape to black. not fussed on the velocity's.
your bike.


I'm going to remove the Shimano decals as well. Not sure what I will replace them with. Be assured it won't be a 'Colnago'.


Removed the decals and did a bit of tape pinstriping. Added black and white saddle. Stayed with the white spoked wheels and too lazy to replace the bar tape.

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Re: Wheel choice

Postby stevendavid75 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:20 pm

Mavic ....
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