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Old 11-14-07, 09:20 PM
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Wheels question

Everyone always talks about how crappy entry level racing bikes wheels are. What are a decent set of wheels that doesn't have a high record for flats? What are they and whats the average cost of them. Also I'm retarted with changing cogs and wheels hows it done?
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first of all wheels don't have flats tires do.
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I'm retarted
Sigh.
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Originally Posted by kmac27 View Post
Everyone always talks about how crappy entry level racing bikes wheels are. What are a decent set of wheels that doesn't have a high record for flats? What are they and whats the average cost of them. Also I'm retarted with changing cogs and wheels hows it done?
Please don't say things like that. It's rude.

Anyways:
Wheelstires...
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Old 11-14-07, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by kmac27 View Post
Many people claim entry level road bikes would benefit from upgrading the wheelset. I'm unfamiliar with what the price level would be, could someone recommend a decent set of 'upgrade' wheels and the corresponding price?

Additionally, I'm going to start another thread on flat-resistant tires instead of using the search function.
I just built a wheel off of components bought (~$150) from oddsandendos.com, and I'm a fan of the results.

The proprietor of the establishment will build you two similar wheels for ~$500.
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Old 11-14-07, 09:50 PM
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Is this a joke? Oh
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So the tires make the biggest difference? come one people I'm new help a poor kid out!
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Old 11-14-07, 09:57 PM
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So the tires make the biggest difference?
In flat prevention. Use the search function. Type in 'flat' and change the option from 'search posts' to 'search titles'. You'll get a lot of results.

Try 'tire' or 'tires'.

In performance, tires make a big difference but many flat-resistant tires have poor performance.
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Old 11-14-07, 10:22 PM
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Troll?
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So you will probably want to start your thread over again to clarify what you are asking for. Are you wanting recommendations for racing tires or wheelsets?
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