Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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I don't know the vintage of your wheels, but back when Open Pros were in production the SSC designation meant Service Speciale Course" (special service for racing) and were sold at a premium over the standard model. Some were also identifiable by a blue anodizing. It's been a while and I forget if the difference was the alloy, heat treat, or extra care in production (or all three or just pure marketing).
I had a pair of SSC tubular rims for a long time, and remember they built up nicely and held up very well (or at least until the next rain filled pothole - my lifelong nemesis).
True them up, and if the hubs are in good shape you've something you'll enjoy for years.
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