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Old 07-15-09, 05:33 PM   #1
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LP18s vs DP18s

What is the difference?
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Old 07-15-09, 06:12 PM   #2
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DP18's are more aero (similar to deep v's) LP18's are less aero.
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Old 07-15-09, 06:27 PM   #3
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L= Low
D= Deep
P= Profile
18= 18mm outer width.
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Old 07-16-09, 09:19 AM   #4
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What about the weight difference between the two? I tried looking online but could not find anything.
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Old 07-16-09, 09:54 AM   #5
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it doesn't matter they are cheap sturdy wheels
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Old 07-16-09, 11:21 AM   #6
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If anybody has a real answer I would appreciate it.
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Old 07-16-09, 11:23 AM   #7
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I have owned both and the dp18 are slightly heavier than deep vs I don't remember exact weight and the lp18s are slightly heavier than the alex r450

that is as good as it gets Why does weight eve matter on el cheapo wheels in the first place???
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Cool okay thanks. I was just curious and wanted to get the lightest wheelset for the cheapest price (>$200).
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Old 07-16-09, 11:45 AM   #9
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then get and alex r450 rear and a cheap low spoke count road front wheel
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We stock both and the DP18 is more stiff and rigid- but if you are after weight LP18 is very decent and strong.
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hey I got all my weinmanns from you guys (wheel and sprocket)
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I've had a pair of the LP18s with the formula hubs for a couple months now. They are light and fast and a great wheelset for the money.
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Cool okay thanks. I was just curious and wanted to get the lightest wheelset for the cheapest price (>$200).
http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com...&productId=193
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^^^ buy this ^^^

The Weinmanns are good for the money but those Mavics are the real deal for same price.
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DP18 is 680g
I don't think the LP18 is going to win any light weight records either.
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680g is what? thats light for a fixed wheel.
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for the rim only.
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