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Old 08-04-06, 07:05 PM
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Need new wheels

I got my Fuji Newest about 3 months ago and have probably 800 miles on it(ive been gone for 4 weeks ). The wheels on it are something like alex AKX-R1.0. I have had to get them trued-up 4 times. Im just wondering if anybody has some advice on a good set of wheels for under 300.00(as i am 16 and only make so much money in a grocery store). I not going to be racing on them but putting alot of miles on them. The roads around here arent to great so they need to be sturdy.

thanks, Ben
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Check Nashbar. I just bought a set of Cane Creek Strados wheels for 249.00(on sale).
You might also consider a set of Mavic Open Pros with Ultegra hubs(Performance or Nashbar)
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The Cane Creeks and the Open Pro's are both good recommendations.
'00 TiSports Titanium - DA 9 speed------ '01 KHS Flite 800 - DA/Utegra 9 speed mix
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'05 Serotta Fierte - Utegra 10 speed--..-'07 Pedal Force RS - SRAM Force
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i just ordered a set of these - seemed to be a great buy at 260.00 msrp of 499.00 and they weigh as much as any other 600 dollar set of wheels

although i went with them because of there weight 1510grams - you might want something a bit beefier
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