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    Modern Wheel Questions...???

    Hey Guys...I've been thinking about buying new wheels for my Sampson Z7 build. It came with some Ritchey Deep Section Pros or somesuch...Shimano hub and therefore I'm running an Ambrosio Campy conversion cassette (12-25) right now.

    I'm looking at three wheelsets in my budget. I'm hoping to get some real world experience re: them or any additional suggestions.

    I am 6'/185# FWIW.

    I've been looking at the following (all new):

    Campy Scirocco G3... ~$245 shipped
    Easton EA70...$307 shipped
    Fulcrum 5 Racing...~$245 shipped

    Also, small note, I want a black wheel for this build, otherwise I would probably just use the set of Veloce black/Open Pros silver I have sitting here.

    Opinions?
    Experiences??
    Warnings???

    I know this isn't really C+V...but...I trust you guys' opinions/experiences...

    TIA
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    All those are pretty good.
    Two other good options, for the price, would be Neuvations and Mavic Aksiums in black.
    I gather you need a Campy hub, so that may limit it a bit.
    With the Euro down vs. the dollar, I've seen some pretty good wheel deals from England, etc.
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    Hey Robbie...Those are Brit prices (except the Eastons).
    I hear varying things about the Neuvations, and I thought they only had low spoke count rears (might have been an old thread)?
    I think with the Mavics I would buy used and step up to Ksyriums of some type (used black sets seem to be thin on the ground though for some reason)...

    Quote Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
    All those are pretty good.
    Two other good options, for the price, would be Neuvations and Mavic Aksiums in black.
    I gather you need a Campy hub, so that may limit it a bit.
    With the Euro down vs. the dollar, I've seen some pretty good wheel deals from England, etc.
    68 Raleigh |85 Andy Gilmour |85 De Rosa |85 Spectrum |89 Pinarello |91 Panasonic |92 Chesini |94 Vittorio |95 Batavus |95 Iron Horse |95 Reus |02 Cannondale |02 Calfee |04 Serotta |06 Look |11 Meech

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