I was under the impression that P-Town Dave was just a made up character here on MTBqueeR until I met him, not once, but thrice. I was also under the impression that he was a maker of fine sausage (singular, not the wasted link variety), not a cobbler of fanciful wheelsets.
So I put in my order this morning for a pair of P-Town Wheels attempting to drop the name of its maker to no avail, so I paid full e-price for these bad boyz.
Here's what's being said all over the web within the one ad I was able to find on a lone webpage on all of the web in fixie pink writingways:
The Rolf Prima P-Town wheelset is a lightweight, low spoke count wheelset designed with All Mountaining in mind. With 14 bladed spokes on the front and 16 on the rear, the pair weigh in at just 1640 grams. The 34mm polished silver, deep-section alloy rims feature a machined brake track.
Built around the White Industries ENO hub, the wheelset is available with White’s eccentric hub which is ideal for converting your old All Mountain mountain bike bicycle into a singlespeed or fixed gear All Mountain mountain bike bicycle. The rear hub is available in 120mm or 130mm (the eccentric is only available in 130mm).
The P-Town wheelset retails for $699 or $749 with the ENO Eccentric hub.
They will never be available in 650b sizing.
Here's what the critics are saying:
"Yea, they look interesting, but there’s no way they’re getting any play on my bikes."
"These look more like a fashion statement than anything for a pracitical more mountain mountain bike bicycle. What a f@g."
"Will they fit my 650B?"
"This Thread is a complete waste of time!"
I don't know, sounds a bit All-Mountain.
I fully expect to see P-Town Dave on a pair these for the Humdinger.
P-Town Dave happily cobbling wheels and playing a fun game of match the shabby shoe in his environmentally sensitive workshop and living space:
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