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Wheel Recs - Under $400

Old 01-17-12, 08:35 AM
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Wheel Recs - Under $400

Easton EA90 Aero
Easton EA90 SL (i think both Easton's are '10 models)
Boyd Rouleur
BWW Blackset Race
BWW Pure Race
Mavic Ksyrium Elite '09 model

out of these which are the best for everyday use, maybe some cat 5 racing this year. or any other recs that are not mentioned.
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Old 01-17-12, 08:54 AM
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Williams System 30. Run you around $450 with coupons.
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Old 01-17-12, 08:56 AM
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mavic.
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Old 01-17-12, 09:06 AM
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Give Psimet a shout.
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Give Psimet a shout.
Good point. He quoted me last year and I am going to reach back out to him. Thanks.
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or something like a Mavic OP w/ Ultegra hubs?
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Vuelta Corsa Super Lite. $350, 1465g. https://stores.ebay.com/BICYCLE-SOLUT...h&_sid=4777165
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Timely thread, given that the Easton and Mavic are on sale at PB. I'd like to get a new set of wheels too.
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All are reasonable. Also consider Williams as above, PSIMET as above, and Soul options.
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what do you guys think of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/50mm-Full-Ca...66914130965385

am considering them but don't know..
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what are the main differences b/w kinlin, mavic op and dt swiss rr1.1? I know weight and I guess aero but wanted to get a decent answer. Have to replace my aksium's and was curious if I go the handbuilt way or with a discounted Easton or Mavic. Any help would be appreciated. I ride solo, with groups and looking to get into racing this year if that helps.
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Originally Posted by Ghtt-toerer View Post
what do you guys think of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/50mm-Full-Ca...66914130965385

am considering them but don't know..
Those are tubular wheels (vs clinchers that you have listed otherwise), so not really the same as the rest.
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Originally Posted by Ghtt-toerer View Post
what do you guys think of these?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/50mm-Full-Ca...66914130965385

am considering them but don't know..
Those are tubulars, not clinchers. They are Chinese no-name wheels. Lots of info on them here: https://forums.roadbikereview.com/whe...-a-241788.html Generally favorable reviews by those who took the plunge.
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^^Dang! Too slow!
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If you are newbie enough to ask about tubulars, the answer is NO.
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