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Tubular and clincher wheel sets

Old 10-01-12, 06:16 PM
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Tubular and clincher wheel sets

I have kyserium sl tubular wheels that have been great for racing. They have 19mm rims. I also have a set of clincher wheels set up with velocity a23's. These are 23 mm. It's a pain in the ~ to reset my brakes when I change between wheelsets. I'm thinking of selling the 19mm set and getting a fresh pair with 23 mm wide rims for my tubular race wheels. Any recommendations for this campy 10 speed cyclocrosser? I'm hoping to stay below 900.00
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Um, Major Tom rims laced to hubs via spokes? Just a thought.
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HED has some very nice tubular options in their Ardennes lineup.
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I hate that too so I have installed spring dial adjusters to give more slack and it works good enough.
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Originally Posted by flargle
Um, Major Tom rims laced to hubs via spokes? Just a thought.
True. $900 budget would leave a lot left for hubs and spokes.

The other option if "happy" with the existing race wheels would be to pick up a cheap set of narrow clinchers to run during cross season. Maybe run some kind of file or recessed tread on them that would be tolerable on the road but that would make them useful as pit/backup wheels.

Once the season ends, adjust brakes once, throw on the A23 wheels and go.
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