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Sub-1000 race wheelset?

Old 04-12-08, 06:13 PM
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Sub-1000 race wheelset?

Edit- And by 1000 I mean dollars. I'm trying to decide on an everyday wheelset that will be an upgrade from the Forte Titans (aka Neuvation M28) I have on my road bike right now. I do a bunch of racing- crits and RR's- but no time trials. Here's what I was looking at. I'm a pretty medium-weight guy at 150 lbs.

ROL Race SL
DT Swiss RR 1450 or 1850
Bontrager Race X Lite

Any suggestions?
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AHA! I was just going to say that none of those wheels are even close to 1000g.

You can get Ksyrium ES for a really good price these days.
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1050 for the set.
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I'm actually looking for a day-to-day wheel, and I wouldn't feel comfortable training on a pair of carbon wheels.
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Why not.. that is the whole point of the new breed of carbon wheels, to be used as daily riders. The Reynolds Assault and Attacks case in point.
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Originally Posted by Sirrobinofcoxly

You can get Ksyrium ES for a really good price these days.
Awesome everyday wheel that just happens to be light, stiff and bullet proof.
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You can get some of the older model ksyrium Sl's for about $600. IIRC, Colorado cyclist has dt wheelset for about the $500.
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Originally Posted by polar8
I'm actually looking for a day-to-day wheel, and I wouldn't feel comfortable training on a pair of carbon wheels.
Use your backup wheels to train on. Your question was on race wheelsets

Seriously, make the jump!
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Any of the neuvation carbon wheels. I race on the 38s.... (old Zipp 303 rims).
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Williams System 30?
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Why can the new breed of carbon rims be used to train on as everyday wheels?

The actual rim is alu, with a carbon fairing to add depth or something?
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Originally Posted by Flak
The actual rim is alu, with a carbon fairing to add depth or something?
Exactly, you got it.
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