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First wheelset upgrade recommendation

Old 09-15-20, 09:42 PM
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First wheelset upgrade recommendation

Im using trek emonda alr 4 for a few months now.

Whats a good wheelset to upgrade to?

My budget is around 1-2k usd, i dont realy ride uphill but i want to do it in the long future.
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Originally Posted by Chris111 View Post
Im using trek emonda alr 4 for a few months now.

Whats a good wheelset to upgrade to?

My budget is around 1-2k usd, i dont realy ride uphill but i want to do it in the long future.
tell us more about you(weight), your bike(rim or disc brake), and the roads/terrain in your area.
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I always recommend the Roval CL50 wheelset. They spin up fast and are super durable. If you wait until black Friday they are normally 25% off.
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
tell us more about you(weight), your bike(rim or disc brake), and the roads/terrain in your area.
Im 70kg, current bike uses disc brake, terrain mostly 80% flat
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Originally Posted by Chris111 View Post
Im 70kg, current bike uses disc brake, terrain mostly 80% flat
I would take a look at these from Light Bicycle. I'm totally biased(to be honest) and have purchased 3 of their wheelsets. They make very good quality rims, and you can have them built to your specifications. It might take 4-6 weeks, but sometimes it's less.


$1100 for a 1423g 56mm deep(23mm internal width) wheelset

https://www.lightbicycle.com/site/share-cart?id=2080


I have the same hoops with DT Swiss hubs. They are a little heavier, but I weigh 84kg

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I'd take a look at a set of DTSwiss or FFWD wheels. Excellent hubs, lightweight, and generally just really good wheels
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I'd take a look at a set of DTSwiss or FFWD wheels. Excellent hubs, lightweight, and generally just really good wheels
I was looking into dt swiss as well but they have so many wheelset model that i dont know which one to choose
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