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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:33 pm 
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Hi guys, I wanted some suggestions.

As some may have noticed I've been overhauling the Dynatech MT4
Added some choice bits lately.

The current rims are 231 CD with XT M730 hubs - bought a NOS rear hub too and cassette, but Shimano is a bit, well, usual

so me being me
just spunked some of money on a set of Phil Wood 32h hubs :? (130mm rear 100mm front)

So now need some rims to go with them.
was looking for something akin to the 231 CD Rims (which I Love) - as nice, ceramic or black/silver - but I'd consider anything except anodized loud colours.

Any suggestions as to beautiful rims to suit the Phil Wood polished hubs

In tune with the spirit of the Bike - preferably 1990 - 1995 in terms of age.

(anyone have any lying around?)

(I would like the 231 CD and XT hubs as backup, wont be unlacing them - so new old stock rims is what I was looking for.)


Secondly, the Rear Phil hub is a Freewheel hub - which means my lightweight cassette will be wasted.
So any suggestions for a very high quality and lightweight (if at all possible) 7 speed freewheel - to be compatible with XT M735 Rear Mech and XT Thumbies?

Thanks again!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:45 am 
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Ooh nice. I recommend either salsa forget what they are called with the machined sidewalls (modernish) or bontrager bcx are my personal favourite of the era

For the silver on silver effect


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:43 am 
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Thanks man
I will look out for those
The bontrager are very rare
There's a salsa on eBay

Freewheel ?


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:49 am 
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Ibbz - Your 231CD/XT hubs are already the perfect wheels for this bike.

It ain't broken to fix!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:59 am 
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I know :) am keeping them.
But want to build up a pair of phil hubbed wheels to see how they fare - I can always change the wheels back I suppose

Would campagnolo atek be good choice ?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:24 am 
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I would go for some highly polished Campag rims: Mirox or (if you want something a bit more unusual) then Stheno.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:46 am 
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How about Atek?


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