Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area Looking to enter into the realm of track racing? Want to share your experiences and tactics for riding on a velodrome? The Track Cycling forums is for you! Come in and discuss training/racing, equipment, and current track cycling events.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-02-09, 05:58 AM   #1
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Denver
Bikes: Cervelo R3
Posts: 205
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hed H3 Clincher for track race wheels?

I have Trek T1 with the stock wheels, the Bontrager Select Track. I plan to do about 5-7 track days this season, about half on a real velodrome and the rest on a speedway. I am looking to step it up and get some aero race wheels, especially considering the championship races are mostly TT based. I picked up a pair of older Hed H3 Clinchers in good shape and was considering converting them to track. If not, I would probably sell the wheels, since on the road I am a PowerTap guy and wouldn't use the rear.

Would the Hed H3 Clincher make a good track race wheel set for me? Are they recommended for both TT and mass start race?
borg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-09, 09:47 AM   #2
Join Date: May 2005
Location: GA
Posts: 5,317
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yes lot's of people use them. Especially up front with a disc on the back. For the front you can just get a allen key skewer which is cheaper than the conversion kit.
dutret is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:06 AM.

  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.