seeking wheelset advice
i'm looking for opinions on two touring wheelsets i'm considering.
i need 135mm rear hub spacing and rims that will take 700 sized tires for a cannondale t500.
(bike spex = http://www.epinions.com/bike-Bicycle...ay_~full_specs
a) 8-/9-speed C201/Sun 32/36 Touring/Hybrid Wheelsets $119.95 pair!
2001 Shimano 8-/9-speed C-201 cassette hub sets, laced into sturdy Sun CR-18 touring rims, with DT stainless steel spokes.
These wheels are made specially for us, with 36 spokes rear, 32 front.
These wheelsets are excellent for upgrading older road/touring or hybrid bikes. Rear hub spacing is 135 mm. The C-201 is an inexpensive but quite serviceable hub, quick-release front/rear. Shipping within the U.S. $18.00 east/$20.00 west.
The wheelset includes front and rear quick-release skewers.
b) Hand built by Velocity’s knowledgable, experienced wheelbuilders with an extra stout Velocity, 26.5mm wide, 6000 series, twin hollow aluminum rim laced to a quality, alloy hub with 36, 14 gauge, Wheelsmith stainless steel spokes in a 3x pattern. 8/9 speed Shimano cassette compatible. 132.5mm rear axle spacing to fit both 130 and 135mm spaced frames. Front spacing is standard 100mm. Skewers are included. Drilled for schrader valves.