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What do you think of the easton(velomax) vista wheelset?

Old 05-28-05, 04:18 AM
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What do you think of the easton(velomax) vista wheelset?

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What do you think of the easton(velomax) vista wheelset? I'm going to use them as training- and triathlonwheels.
Opinions? Other suggestions?
https://www.eastonbike.com/WHEELS/mod...els_vista.html
They are 200 euros.
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They don't really tell you too much about them.

It's a 18/20 spoked (j-bend) wheel using 30mm rims.

Doesn't look that bad at all. It would be nice if they put some "aero/oval" spokes on their also (since that can have just as dramatic effect as lowering spoke counts)
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Don't know about the Vista but I'm on Orion II's and I like them alot. Yhey're fast, stiff, and seem strong. The initial quality of the wheel seems great. Prices are usually pretty good too.

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I have the Circuit and have been having an issue with the rear wheel. I emailed Easton/Velomax at 7:00am eastern time and got a phone call 4 hours later...and they are on the west coast. They asked me to send my wheel in and are going to rework it under warranty. Needless to say I am very happy with their customer service...wish I didn't have the issue but they are going to make it right at their cost so what more can I ask?
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Originally Posted by Grasschopper
I have the Circuit and have been having an issue with the rear wheel. I emailed Easton/Velomax at 7:00am eastern time and got a phone call 4 hours later...and they are on the west coast. They asked me to send my wheel in and are going to rework it under warranty. Needless to say I am very happy with their customer service...wish I didn't have the issue but they are going to make it right at their cost so what more can I ask?
Wow... that's pretty impressive customer service.
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Originally Posted by Grasschopper
I have the Circuit and have been having an issue with the rear wheel. I emailed Easton/Velomax at 7:00am eastern time and got a phone call 4 hours later...and they are on the west coast. They asked me to send my wheel in and are going to rework it under warranty. Needless to say I am very happy with their customer service...wish I didn't have the issue but they are going to make it right at their cost so what more can I ask?
What kind of an "issue" were you having with the rear wheel? I have Circuits on my new Jamis and I don't like surprises.
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More opinions of the easton(velomax) vista?
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Originally Posted by orthoclase
What kind of an "issue" were you having with the rear wheel? I have Circuits on my new Jamis and I don't like surprises.
Sorry for the delay in response. Well in 600 or so miles I have had it trued like 3 times so far. First one was minor but the second time I had a spoke completely loose tension, I believe from hitting a set of RR Tracks at 27 MPH. That retrue/retension didn't hold true for more than a week and it needed retrued again. That is when I emailed Easton/Velomax and they told me to send it in. It is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow (to Easton Wheels) so I don't know yet what they will do.
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