Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: South of Raleigh, North of New Hill, East of Harris Lake, NC
Bikes: Specialized Tarmac, Speialized Roubaix, Giant OCR-C, Specialized Stumpjumper FSR, Stumpjumper Comp, 88 & 92Nishiki Ariel, 01 Bianchi Campione, 87 Centurion Ironman, 92 Paramount
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If you are NOT running disc brakes, run a Wanted To Buy ad on CL. There are lots of good wheelsets out there for cheap that do not have disc compatible hubs. Many riders just replace the entire set when they upgraded to disc because the cost of relacing was more than buying an entire wheel set. I've picked up three sets of Mavic wheels including a set of 517's and have yet to pay more than $35 for the set. Used ALEX wheelsets are even cheaper.
You may have to be creative and buy some spacers to make the 7 speed casette work on the 8/9 speed freehub, but your LBS can help you out there.
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