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    Quality Wheelset?

    I am pretty damn poor and I'm trying to find a wheelset that's quality, yet not overy expensive. If it must be slightly used, that's even a possibility to me. Does anybody have any opinions on Vuelta XRP wheelsets?

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    formula hubs / mavic cxp22 will treat you right till you know whats what.

    there is also a lot of info in hear so search around and let us know any questions you come up with.

    cant help with any info on the Vuelta's
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    I rocked the vuelta xrp for a while and they were great. I have sold the bike and the new user still has them on there. If I were going to buy a similary priced wheelset today tho I would get the cxp22/formula from bicyclewheels.com
    Last edited by NeilMonday; 02-22-08 at 02:21 PM.

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    formula to dp18 is cheap as hell and has been beaten to the ground by many people on here

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    While I had my bike built up with Velocity Deep V's and Suzue and admire their strength, if I was doing it all over again, I'd go a different route. Those suckers are just plain too heavy for my tastes now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eXCeSS View Post
    formula to dp18 is cheap as hell and has been beaten to the ground by many people on here
    +1
    They are pretty heavy though. I'm looking to change over to some 32h formula + open pros soon.

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    thanks guys.

    i found a set of the vuelta's brand new on ebay for 90 bucks, that's why i asked.

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    couldn't finish watching that. i am not buying it, it's in stock and buy it now. so monday i'll buy it =D

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    ive got the vuelta xrp wheelsetand ive had no problems with it! plus its a great deal on bike island

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    Don't have any experience to compare it to, but I too have the Bike Island Vuelta XRP set. The only other stuff I've ridden is '80s mid level stuff.

    I did NOT use the cog and lock ring supplied with the Vueltas. I bought Surly stuff. I'm not a crazy skidder, or weigh much, but I've skip stopped plenty of times without stripping the hub. I am still using the cheapy Kenda tires, and crappy rim tape. I don't remember much about it, I just remember it seeming really cheap. No flats though.

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    I have the bicyclewheels.com cxp22/formula clincher set in black - great wheelset for a great price, so far so good.

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    For quality you won't be able to beat a handbuilt wheelset on quality components
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