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Old 02-07-10, 05:52 PM
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Wheel Question

I have a 2009 Synapse 7 that's comfortable, but I'm training for a triathlon. The Syanpse is heavy but I'm not ready to buy a tri bike. I do realize that the tires and wheels may be heavy.

I know the Vittoria Zaffiro tires are heavy and I could probably reduce the weight by 1/2 pound with better tires and tubes, but I'm also thinking of the wheels.

These wheels came with the Synapse: Mavic CXP22, with Cannondale 3 hubs and DT Swiss spokes. Anyone have any idea how much these wheels weight? I can't find them anywhere.

Also, would this wheelset, Easton EA50, be an upgrade with the hub and overall weight of the wheelset?

Thanks for any help.
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