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Good deal for a set of wheels?

Old 12-26-11, 05:36 PM
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Good deal for a set of wheels?

Aeromax rims
bladed 24 spoke
front: 873grams, back:1158grams
handbuilt
for $200?
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Old 12-26-11, 05:44 PM
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for $200? https://www.velomine.com/index.php?ma...oducts_id=1790
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+1 to AEO's suggestion. Here's another like it:https://www.bicyclewheels.com/merchan...egory_Code=RWN

Avoid cheap wheels with fancy features like bladed spokes and low spoke counts.
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Old 12-26-11, 05:52 PM
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i already have Mavic CXP 21, 32-hole with Shimano 105 hubs, there's any difference?
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Originally Posted by EPICBYTES View Post
i already have Mavic CXP 21, 32-hole with Shimano 105 hubs, there's any difference?
No, if they are running well keep riding them. If you think you need to upgrade, save until you can at least get something like these:

https://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com...-/prod_34.html

But when the time comes, do some research on what would be appropriate for your weight and riding style.
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looks nice... I like to stick to high spoke count, roads in new England is extremely rough, Im certain 32 is fine, the problem i want to get into racing... any ideas?
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Originally Posted by EPICBYTES View Post
i already have Mavic CXP 21, 32-hole with Shimano 105 hubs, there's any difference?
No. The wheels you have are perfectly fine and should last you a very long time if you take care of them.

If you want to upgrade your wheels, you'll have to spend a lot more money to get something noticeably better than what you have.
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Sounds good I'll keep them, what about tires? I have same tires for 13 years...
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I've got Continental UltraRace on my singlespeed, Vittoria Diamante Pros on my Orbea, and Vittoria Corsa Evo SC tubulars on the Pinarello. I had good performance but not good length of service from my Michelin Pro Race 3's. I had Challenge Strada tubulars on the Pinarello and had a blowout on the rear after just a couple of miles. Quite disappointing but no idea if it was the the specific tire, the tire in general or road conditions.

Lot of good choices in the $40 to $60 range.
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check out PBK for tires.
get a pair or three of continental GP4000, schwalbe ultremo ZX or michelin krylion carbon.
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Fyi-PBK is www.probikekit.com. Don't let it being british discourage you, for tires and some other things they are still cheaper even with shipping. Similar is ribble and chainreactioncycles.
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