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Alex DA22 Rims

3.5/5 (6 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Semi Aero profile design
  • 6061H, hi-grade alloy material
  • Wear Line indicator
  • A Shield joint, 32 or 36 holes

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dazzer

Date Reviewed: September 2, 2012

Strengths:    strength

Weaknesses:    weight but equals strength

Bottom Line:   
just done the manchester 100 mile today on pot holed back lanes. still as true as the previous 1000 miles and i havent touched them. very impressed. from a 15 1/2 stone fat bellied rider.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Rodney

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2012

Strengths:    Reliable

Weaknesses:    Weight

Bottom Line:   
I also have a Giant OCR3 that came with the Alex wheelset and I have not had any issues with losing spokes or trueing. In fact, in April of this year I went down and the front wheel got bent a bit. I took to the shop, they trued the wheel and I have not had any problems since. I must confess that I want to upgrade but I am hesitant because these wheels have done me four years of justice. In fact I will be riding in the 2012 Tour du Port on September 30 and will be riding the 40 mile course, on these wheels. Anyone along for the ride?

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Tom a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 24, 2010

Strengths:    None

Weaknesses:    The spokes fall out and the wheel falls out of true every time I ride.

Bottom Line:   
I've had a problem with the Alex DA22 Rims... they came with my Giant OCR3, which is a nice frame and a good ride other than the rim trouble. My front rim as some spoke issues... The first time I did a 20mile trail, a spoke came loose and I needed to true the wheel... every time after that when I ride, the same thing happens.

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Favorite Ride:   Giant OCR3

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   HTO

Similar Products Used:   Trek 2.1

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by tfinator a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: December 10, 2009

Strengths:    look, price, weight

Weaknesses:    strength (wouldnt recommend for a heavy weight rider

Bottom Line:   
bought these as a full wheelset for cheap on bikeisland. used the front wheel for about 6 months riding ~150 mi/wk. ive heard of problems with the building of these rims (an old forum on here) but i think the problem has been fixed since then. i really liked the wheels, although the rear doesnt seem exremely strong.

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Price Paid:    $125.00

Purchased At:   bikeisland

Similar Products Used:   rims on bikes

Bike Setup:   85 schwinn prelude, upgraded wheels, drivetrain,controls

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by david a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 3, 2009

Strengths:    they're in fact strong

Weaknesses:    boring after 6 years(ahhh....)

Bottom Line:   
i've had these rims for 6 years. the rims came with my 2003 fuji track model bike. the rims and seat post binder are the only thing original on the bike. the rims are mated to surly track hubs with dt 14g plain gauge spokes in a 3x pattern. all that said the worst that has happened is that i had a flat and had to riderims for several miles which roughed up the rim near the tire bead. roughed it up but not enough metal wore away to cause any problem except the "worn look". i will be replacing the rims soon with some mavic open pros which better hold up as well!!!

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Favorite Ride:   no rain

Purchased At:   wheelfun bikes w-b,p

Similar Products Used:   none,they were the first rims i had used aftera 17 year vacation from cycling.

Bike Setup:   fuji track fixed gear: wheels as mentioned with continetal gatorskin 23mm front and some cheap 23mm specialized on the rear. stronglight cranks,look pedals,salsa post and stem,deda bars brooks swift saddle.

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