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Lightening the load with a new wheelset

Old 08-11-13, 06:44 PM
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Lightening the load with a new wheelset

So I'm trying to trim some weight off of my current bike...I have a Leader725 frame, which I lurv, and I think the weight can come off a couple of different places (other than on my person...still working on it...). I have an All-city crank set, a deep V in the front and a B43 wheel in the back.

Looking for suggestions on some cost effective ways to take weight off...looking for suggestions on a lighter rear wheel and crankset?
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Wabi makes a wheelset that will be a lot lighter than your current wheel set up. They're pretty cheap to from what I can remember.
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Old 08-11-13, 09:38 PM
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Thanks, Philasteve...just checked out the Wabi website...looks like they're out?
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I've heard Wabi won't be restocking for a while. Do you have a budget in mind?
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I'm in the same boat as you. I need a new rear wheel but I'm up for getting a new wheelset. I have a front velocity aerohead and I love it but they aren't the cheapest rims. Last time I checked single rim hoops were 80? I don't know but I will check out the wabis.
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I'm looking to spend between $200 and $400...is that unreasonably cheap?
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Take any rear hub you want, an Open Pro or whatever Mavic calls them now. Take those to you lbs and have them lace it up. Done.
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