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rim/ wheel choice help

Old 02-05-09, 10:00 PM
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rim/ wheel choice help

im going to start racing this spring and im currently using 2 year old aksium race wheels and theyve been pretty good. i have a front sealed bearing paul hub which i just bought new bearings for (i got the hub from a friend for 15 bucks so i wanna use it). i want to build this up but i dont know if its worth it. i think id build it up to an open pro/dt 1.1/ dt 1.2 etc and im just wondering if this is a good idea. should i just stick to my aksium wheels and wait till they get broken/too old? opinions would be great. i guess essentially, would there be any advantage to building this wheel up? im new to road racing (i race track and mtb usually) and i just wanna see what experienced people think. thanks
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Decide what kind of wheels you want to race on, then build them up and use your Aksiums for training and race spares.
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Build it into a more aero rim like the IRD Cadence aero, R1.1 and Open Pros are fine but when it comes to racing a deeper rim is better.
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