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for jzinckgra......IAmtnbikr
Sep 20, 2002 9:19 AM
my (initial) review should come tomorrow on the AC CR350 wheelset from Mike at oddsandendos. Just checked the tracking number, and they are at the post office as of 10 AM today! I will try to pick them up tonight, since our business has no Saturday mail delivery and I don't want to wait until Monday to get them!
re: for jzinckgra......jzinckgra
Sep 20, 2002 10:58 AM
excellent. I just ordered mine today. Mike seems like a real nice guy. Should have them in about 2 weeks.
got 'em! wow, nice build job Mike, thanks!, 1323g......IAmtnbikr
Sep 20, 2002 4:01 PM
sent with extra spokes too. The only observation initially is that the brake track is narrower, but this is to be expected on lightweight wheels. No trouble once the brakes were readjusted. Quick spin on them felt like there was a big difference over the old wheels, but with a full one pound lighter wheelset, how could you not feel it? I did not need to use the included spacer for my DA cassette, plenty of clearance. In short, so far after installing them and a quick initial ride, I am happy with the product and with Mike's service.
got 'em! wow, nice build job Mike, thanks!, 1323g......jzinckgra
Sep 20, 2002 6:50 PM
sounds good. what spacer are you referring to? I too am using DA 12x23 cassette (with campy 9 speed shifters). Is this a spacer that came with your cassette or did it come with the wheels? Yeah, compared to the wheels i am using now )can creek chronos), the new wheels will be about a pound lighter. I got 28 spokes on both front and rear.
some people have indicated that their cassette rubs...IAmtnbikr
Sep 21, 2002 4:30 AM
the rear hub body I believe. The rear AC hub comes with a fairly thin spacer that can be fitted under the cassette before it is installed. Mine had plenty of clearance. One other bit of information- the AC hub does NOT have the "indexing" spline pattern like Shimano does- all the splines are the same size- so you must be careful when installing the cassette that you properly align all the cogs. You will have some shifting troubles if you do not have it on correctly. If not sure, the easiest way is to line it up on a Shimano hub body, then take it off and install on the AC hub without moving anything. I use the 12-25 DA myself.
some people have indicated that their cassette rubs...jzinckgra
Sep 21, 2002 7:54 AM
Thanks for the info. The pic looks good. I can't wait. Take em out for a ride and let me know how they are. I'm going for for a ride myself. Time to test the polar s710 and speedplays.