Old 06-24-10, 04:10 AM
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I came to 10sp conversion by accident. At the time I didn't know that everything had changed so much, that spacing was wider. I bought a pair of wheels from a local bikeforum guy because my old clincher wheels were basically shot. It was cheaper to buy a good used pair than to have the old ones rebuilt. The new used pair were Velomax Tempests, and these are so much lighter than any old wheel I had, clincher or tubular. I put a cassette and chain on and was amazed at how much better these were, lighter, smoother rolling, and SOOOO much better shifting. No more clunk and grind, just a smooth quiet transition with a touch of the downtube shifter. With all of that they felt faster too. There was no going back.

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