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Old 01-05-06, 04:16 PM   #1
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Blue CX 5.5 - thoughts?

Greetings,

New to this forum, and the world of cross. I'm looking at getting a cross bike, to use in the city and to race come next fall. Anyone know anything about the Blue CX 5.5? Opinions, thoughts?

As well, I'm a bigger rider (6'1", 210). What wheelset would you recommend?

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Old 01-05-06, 08:18 PM   #2
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On the wheels I would just go with the standard set of Mavic Open Pro's ultegra hub 32 spoke. I am 6'2" and 185lb and I trash my wheels racing and so far they are still true. Even have a back up set of the same set up for my pit bike.
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