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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:20 pm 

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Hey guys. My Alpha 340 rear rim started developing cracks around the spoke holes due to probably over-tension of the spokes. Anyone know where the best (read cheapest) place in the US to order a new 28h rim is? Thanks in advance, Greg

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:35 pm 

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Greg, I don't think you're going to find the rim much under the MSRP of $120. Since you're product is failing, I'd recommend purchasing from a known and reputable vendor that's going to provide warranty service should you need it. In the US stans sells direct, and I know Fairwheel has sold these rims.

As a follow up, if the rim is cracking, you're unable to warranty it, and you're price sensitive, perhaps you should replace the 340 with something more robust...

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:48 am 
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The 340s crack??

Updated: Racing again! Thought this was unlikely! Eventually, I may even have a decent race!
Edit: 2015: darn near won the best South Island series (got second in age
-group)..woo hoo Racy Theremery is back!!

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:01 am 
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Locking this one. @ OP - we would rather not open "best price" threads.


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