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Merlin now has a perfect bikepacking wheelset on the super cheap

Old 07-27-20, 11:16 AM
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Merlin now has a perfect bikepacking wheelset on the super cheap

https://www.merlincycles.com/merlin-...0c-197275.html

Not light but these will be absolutely bombproof with Shimano hubs and 32 spokes. Should be awesome for load carrying.
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With that Shimano hub they are a small step above a factory wheelset on a lower-end bike. Pretty cheap though! Maybe look at the Shimano GRX wheelset as well at $418 for a set that is more than a pound lighter than the Merlins to provide an even bigger upgrade at a still reasonable price.

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