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    All black rim brake 26" rims?

    Does anyone know of any all black 26" rims that are rim brake compatible? Something like the h plus son archetype rim but in 26. I'm not fond of the silver brake track...
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    If you use it for more than a week or two, the brake track will be silver anyway.

    Just saying....
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    ZTR 355 if you can find them. The all black and all white versions were sold as rim brake compatible as well as the ones with the pre-machined sidewalls which are unobtainium at this point.

    But as stated, you'll end up with a silver brake track on any rim in a matter of a ride or two.
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    Specialized. But they'd have to be NOS, natch

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    Look for ceramic if the brake track bothers you. I'm looking at a set of Bontrager Valient A Syms right now that are completely black.
    Ripping trails and tipping ales

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    Sun Rhyno Lite XL.

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