You asked and we listened. Then we went to work. Introducing our BikemanforU Commuter Series 27 x 1 1/4 Alloy Wheel Set. Whether you're fixing up an old 10- or 12-speed or building a single-speed conversion, you'll appreciate these bike shop quality wheels at an affordable price.
Featuring Weinmann 19 single-wall 36-Hole alloy rims in brushed silver aluminum finish. DT Swiss stainless steel 14G spokes, brass nipples with silver finish, and rear loose-bearing Formula alloy hub are anti-rust. Attractively finished in brushed silver aluminum.
Built for the urban cyclist, our super-strong wheels hold fast under your daily commute yet their lighter weight makes carrying your bike upstairs a lot easier. Solid bolt-on axle offers added security when you lock up your bike.
Front axle spacing is 100mm. Rear axle spacing is 125mm. Customizing your bike? Front and rear axles both can be made shorter or longer. Accepts a 5, 6, or 7-speed spin-on or screw-on freewheel, as well as single-speed freewheel.
ISO 630 accepts all 27 tire sizes: 27x1, 27x1 1/8, 27x1 1/4, 27x1 3/8. Hand-built in Florida, USA, with imported components. Front wheel weighs 2 pounds, 4 ounces. Rear wheel weighs 2 pounds, 8 ounces.
Get the BikemanforU Mechanical Advantage with the best value in replacement wheels today for road bike frames from the 1970s and 1980s. Make your old bike ride like new!
Posted by Bob on 28th Mar 2016
Wheels arrived very well packaged and install was quick and easy. Several rides in and they are performing up to expectations.
Posted by Joshua on 14th Sep 2015
A well finished alloy set of wheels for my '79 Azuki 10 speed. The old set was rusted and dented and needed replaced. Look good and saves me 3 pounds over the old wheel set.
Bikeman saved me $22 + shipping over amazon with this deal. Will look here again for future needs.
Posted by Unknown on 7th Sep 2015
I needed affordable, sturdy, lightweight, and true.
I had never ordered rims or wheels online before so I was very concerned that I would receive something that I would have to take to the bike shop before I could use.
Opened box, picked up first wheel, held it by the axel and... **SPIN** Perfectly true. Second wheel **SPIN** perfectly true. Breathed sigh of relief. All spokes tight and solid as a rock.
I installed the new tires I bought as well (Red Super HP) and went out for a ride. Instant Happy Joy!
I have been riding this wheelset for a few weeks now and they are still rock solid with no flats. My next set of tires will be upgraded but I expect these red Chen Chin will keep me going for a while.
For the price I will continue to buy these rims until lady luck steers me toward a better stronger lighter rim for around the same price.
Never fear the bikemanforu.com Thanks!
Posted by Irvin Radermacher on 19th Nov 2014
I bought these wheels for a resto of a Schwinn world that I have turned into a full on road racing bike. Amazing quality and craftsmanship in these wheels and they are straight as an arrow! Couldn't ask for a better replacement
Posted by jake on 6th Apr 2014
Good solid stainless and aluminum wheels (no rust for my bike that lives outside in Colo.) Great price, prompt delivery and a free pen!
Posted by Brian Madison on 28th Aug 2013
The wheels look very good on my old bike. Your You Tube video was also very helpful. The wheels were true and ready to be mounted just as promised. They made my Jetter bike almost 3 pounds lighter. I look forward to upgrading additional parts for the old bike.
Posted by Stephen Conrad on 16th Aug 2013
After upgrading my 80's Raleigh 12 speed with these wheels, I ordered a set for my wife's 76 Fuji 5 speed. The wheels arrived quickly. The wheels required no additionally truing. However one of the chrome axel nuts was threaded crooked and was unusable. No problem, I just used the nuts and washers from the old steel wheel. Also, the axel nuts have a knurled inner surface and I presume are meant to be used without a washer. At least none we're provided. When you tighten the nut on the frame dropout the knurled surface tends to make mke the nut "walk" along the slot and it is very difficult to keep the wheel aligned while tightening.
Posted by Stephen Conrad on 31st Jul 2013
These wheels provide a big improvement in weight and braking over the steel wheels they replaced on a 80's Raleigh Caprix CX Direct replacement without any hassles. Arrived true right out of the box. Screwed on a new seven speed freewheel and bolted onto the bike.
Posted by John on 5th Mar 2013
These wheels are awesome. They appear to be excellent quality, only have about 40 miles on mine so far but the miles are about to start adding up quickly with spring coming. Made my 89 Schwinn Caliente ride like new again. Watch the video on these, Bike Man knows what he's talkin about.