asleep at the wheel
Join Date: Aug 2004
Bikes: Custom Richie Ditta Track Bike, Eddie Merckx Corsa, Marioni Custom Pista, Dolan Cyclocross
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For track wheels, a lot depends on the event. For sprinting events stiff wheels are more important that weight and for pursuit (and other endurance events) weight becomes an issue.
Other things to bear in mind is that a higher spoke count is good as it will help your wheels survive crashes (which there will be) or getting pedals etc in your wheels.
You've also got the tubular vs clincher debate, but I think if youre serious about racing tubulars are the way to go. I'm training on clinchers currently (as I have to ride to the track), but if I really got into, I would go the tubular route again.
You may want to ask this over in the track specific forum.