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Old 03-23-07, 10:02 AM
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These Crossmax a good deal?

I don't have a Photo, but am most likely buying a set of tubeless Disc Crossmax wheels (used) with practically new Maxxis ignitor tubeless tires for about $360.00 These Crossmax do not have a model number (SL, XL, etc) but are just Crossmax Disc. Appear to be in very nice shape. Don't have a gram scale, but am hoping they are in the 1600-1700 gram range. Anyone have the lowdown on the quality and value of this setup?
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I would say that $360 is a smokin deal if they're in good shape. I don't know so much about the tires as I'm not a big fan of Maxxis but the wheels at that price....Is this a one time deal locally or through ebay or???
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Are they the all black model that looks like the now discontinued Crossmax XL? If so those are the 2nd (?) generation crossmax that are similar to SL model, just missing the bladed spokes and likely slightly heavier. The only issue I've heard with these is the freehub being not very durable, have a friend who went through a few on the Vbrake version of these wheels. If the wheels are in good condition it seems like a fair price.
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Originally Posted by KrisA
Are they the all black model that looks like the now discontinued Crossmax XL? If so those are the 2nd (?) generation crossmax that are similar to SL model, just missing the bladed spokes and likely slightly heavier. The only issue I've heard with these is the freehub being not very durable, have a friend who went through a few on the Vbrake version of these wheels. If the wheels are in good condition it seems like a fair price.
Agree about the freehub but no need to replace it. It is only the pawls that go and My LBS rebuilt the freehub at half the cost of a replacement, and that included a retrue and spoke tension at the same time.
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Picked up the wheels tonight. The pawls have just been rebuilt with upgraded parts. They are the flat blade model with Crossmax written across the rim in retroreflective tape. They are 100% true with smooth bearings and negligible signs of wear. They supposedly weigh more than the SL and less than the XL's. They cost $20 more than I mentioned. the guy was a very interesting sort who had an amazing collection of high end gear, Tig Welder, a true multi interest hobbyist. He had just built some CC wheels up for a new All Mountain bike . It was a beaut. I was following Ebay ads for the last month or so, but found these by placing a want ad in Craigslist looking for lightweight wheels. This wheelset makes my bike 100% end to end upgraded and nice. Really looking forward to riding it this spring. My last part to buy is a Hope seat post clamp., then it is a completed object.
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