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Xero Lite XR1 wheelset- so far, so good

Old 07-23-08, 11:22 AM
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Xero Lite XR1 wheelset- so far, so good

Had a chance to put 150 miles or so on these wheels and I'm impressed. 16/20 spoke count (round, not bladed), 1510 grams, $170 on eBay (brand new). I'm using Roxy rim tape and 200 gram Kenda Kaliente tires. They start up super fast, roll well and are very well finished.

They were straight and true out of the box but a little spoke creaking on the first few out of the saddle climbs but have since worked themselves out. Still, probably not a great wheelset for bigger riders (I'm 5' 11", 145). FYI: You'll need a small spacer with Shimano Ultegra cassettes for the right fit on the rear hub.

I'll report back after many more miles regarding durability and trueness.

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Old 07-23-08, 01:17 PM
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I just turned 500 miles on mine this week. I am 6'2" and 209 lbs. I had the spoke creaking for the first 5 miles I rode them, then it quit. They have stayed true, needed no adjustment, and have otherwise been flawless. They spin up faster than my old CPx 22 Mavics, and weight substatially less. They have made all the climbing I have to do around here tolerable.
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2,700 miles on mine and they are still great. I am 6' and 172 lb.

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