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Wheel Set Recommendations??

Old 06-25-22, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by xseal
Lightweight Bicycle carbon wheels. For less than $1500 you can get good hubs (DT240/CK) and spokes. They are great for the $$. I got 35/55 (or close) to be aero but good in cross winds.
They make rim braked wheels!?
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Old 06-26-22, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by xseal
Lightweight Bicycle carbon wheels. For less than $1500 ...
Unless Lightweight introduced a budget line recently that I'm unaware of, that "$1500" is a typo and should be $6500
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Originally Posted by Bob Ross
Unless Lightweight introduced a budget line recently that I'm unaware of, that "$1500" is a typo and should be $6500
Hard to typo between 1 and 6; those keys are nowhere near adjacent. Perhaps xseal meant Light Bicycle Wheels?

Carbon Road/CX Wheels (Non-Disc) - Light Bicycle
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Old 06-26-22, 10:00 AM
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Agree, C40-C-R
Also if not able to find, consider C24-C-R
The C60 is more aero, heavier, more wind affected.
Still can find these on line, but are selling out
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Old 09-10-22, 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Bob Ross
Unless Lightweight introduced a budget line recently that I'm unaware of, that "$1500" is a typo and should be $6500
Not the German Lightweight, the Chinese Lightweight Bicycle. Great value.
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I make my own wheels based on Jobst Brandt’s classic book. You can have prowheelbuilder make these for about 1/3 what your budget is
Here’s my recipe

rims-mavic open pro 28 or 32 hole (you can do 28 to save a bit of weight, 32 if you want more strength)
hubs - Bitex Rar/raf12
spokes - Sapim Race double butted
nipples - sapim polyax brass
lacing pattern - 3 cross (you can do a radial spoke pattern on the front to save a bit of weight and looks nice imho)
Rim tape: velox 19 mm

weight approx 1500 grams

these will be strong, light and durable as well as an excellent value.

actually built up a set today


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