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Old 04-29-07, 01:50 PM
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New Wheels are Here!

My new MG Custom wheels arrived last week and I absolutely love them!!! Big upgrade from Bontrager Race. These wheels weigh in at 1600g. If I were to have gone with a Niobium 30 rear then it would be around 1470g but I wanted a stiffer rear rim. After about 200 miles I am very satisfied with the build. Noticeable difference of 2-3mph on descends due to the more aero profile with high-quality hubs. ***Now I'm debating removing the stickers off the rear so that it would match, what do you all think?***

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Niobium 30 rim
DT Swiss 240s hub - 20 hole
Wheelsmith XE14 Spokes

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DT Swiss RR 1.2 rim
DT Swiss 240s hub - 24 hole
Wheelsmith XE14 Spokes






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Old 04-29-07, 02:06 PM
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i say remove the stickers...either way they look awesome
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Them are some pricey hubs you gots there.
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Originally Posted by Hocam
Them are some pricey hubs you gots there.
Got them half price on Ebay, *NEW*
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What are you doing with your old wheels
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Nice wheels.. I have some MG's also on my Fuji.. Im not real wild about the Speedcific rear hub but other than that, theyre great wheels. Enjoy them!
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Flip it and strip it.
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Originally Posted by mrt10x
Flip it and strip it.
Flip it? (-6 degree 100mm stem) already is.

Strip it? Already done
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Originally Posted by Ryleeryno
Got them half price on Ebay, *NEW*
Ebay? More like hellagooddeal-bay
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Ebay? More like hellagooddeal-bay
Everything ran me about $600. It was definitely worth it.
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