Velocity USA Fusion Rims

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

The Fusion rim is a combination of the features/benefits of the Aerohead combined with the Deep V. Strong mid-V section offers Aero performance without a huge weight penalty.


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by addict42 a Commuter

Date Reviewed: November 1, 2006

Strengths:    Strong! Retail cost is reasonable. Nice product construction and performance.

Weaknesses:    Not as strong as Deep-V's at a slightly higher cost, but a lot lighter.

Bottom Line:   
I have been using these rims (32 hole) laced 3x to some surly hubs with DT 14/15 spokes and I am very impressed with their strength. While carrying a bag and panniers full of textbooks, I have run straight trough some mean potholes, bumps and even a few tree roots with zero rim damage. No truing so far at about 500 miles, and the wheels are less than a sixteenth of an inch out of true (more than likely, this is just relieved stress from the initial build). Of course, I am a lightweight and, along with the books I always carry, I tip the scales at around 160lbs.

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Favorite Ride:   Long and vicious.

Similar Products Used:   Mavic Open Pro

Bike Setup:   Old steel bike (singlespeed road bike) set up with a rear rack for panniers. 28c tires.



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Hutchinson Fusion 3 splitting rubber

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