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Anyone running Shimano Dura Ace C50 clincher wheels? Thoughts?

Old 09-11-18, 08:20 AM
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Anyone running Shimano Dura Ace C50 clincher wheels? Thoughts?

Thoughts on these wheels, for training?

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I have C35 clinchers. Alloy brake track a plus. Hubs super smooth and will last forever if properly maintained.

They're not the lightest wheels, but you did say "training". I ride for fun and fitness only, and doubt I'll ever replace these with all-carbon.

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I have C35 clinchers. Alloy brake track a plus. Hubs super smooth and will last forever if properly maintained.

They're not the lightest wheels, but you did say "training". I ride for fun and fitness only, and doubt I'll ever replace these with all-carbon.

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I bought the C35 clinchers. I 'only' replaced with all carbon, because I went to a disc brake bike.

I also went C35 because they were less expensive, but the 50's look so much better. As for that I also don't think the 35 is enough in the aero game. so 50 > than the 35
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I've got C50s, wanted the aluminum brake tracks for the PNW since we inevitably get rain. They are great and behave just like other aluminum rims, other than the annoying hidden spoke nipples which are a pain. The shaping iof the rim profile is a bit dated so they are affected by crosswinds more than the new toroidal shaped rims and aren't as wide as many newer profiles.
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Any idea on weight?

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You did say "for training", so look it up yourself
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1672 grams.

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