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    Mavic CXP22+Formula, or Velocity Aero+Dimension?

    (Yes, I searched and found nothing much on the velo aero+dimension combo )

    I've narrowed my wheel choices down to two, surprisingly.

    Choice #1: Mavic CXP22 rims laced to Forumla hubs for ~$165 after shipping.
    Pros:
    -I've read many things about the mavic cxp22s being a great, durable rim.
    -All black ()
    -Slightly cheaper option
    Cons:
    -Online purchase.. still going to have to get it tensioned/trued at LBS for ~$15

    Choice #2: Velocity Aero rims laced to Dimension hubs for around $200, from my LBS
    Pros:
    -Dimension hubs higher quality than formula sealed (can anyone confirm/deny?)
    -Bought from a local shop, they'll most likely tension/true for free, possibly throw on my cog/lockring without charge
    Cons:
    -More expensive
    -Silver (I can manage..maybe )


    Anyone care to share their $0.02 on my dilemma?

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    I'd say the Mavic with formula would be fine. Honestly Mavic rims are great and the Formula hubs will be just fine. Formula makes a ton of company's hubs. I have a set of Xero Lite XR1 wheels for my single speed bike and found out Formula makes the hubs, and i love them. I'd say save some cash and do the Mavics. I LOVE Velocity, don't get me wrong but you're right i have heard many good things of the Mavic CXP 22 rims.

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    mavic cpx22 for sure!

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    Dimension hubs and formula hubs are of negligable quality difference.
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    I have the Formula/Mavic set. I'd recommend them, but you will have to have them tensioned and trued. I see you've budgeted for that so you're good.
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    So thats 3 for Mavic/forumla, and dimension hubs being of same quality as formula..

    Anyone have any experience with the Aeros? I'm just curious at this point..

    Looks like the mavics might win

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    you won't necessarily have to get it trued at the lbs, in fact i very much doubt you'll have to..

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