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Best Wheels?(3 posts)

Best Wheels?lancewannabe
Mar 10, 2003 3:12 PM
Looking to upgrade my wheelset. Have long drooled over Zipp 303s, but have begun to rethink it due to poor reviews. What is the best wheelset out there (within $2900 Z3). The weight and aerodynamics of the zipps are what drew me to them, but as of late it seems like they have had trouble with carbon delaminating. Best to stick with metal? Do they make Ksyriums in Tubular?

Would love to have the lightest out there, but reliability/consistancy is of most importance.
Define bestKerry
Mar 10, 2003 5:25 PM
Best as in best value, most durable, most aero, most aero but not so sensitive to crosswinds, most easily maintained, most chi-chi, etc.? You'll not get a useful answer to this question but you will get lots of opinions. Here's mine: if I had to get a new set tomorrow, it would be Record/Velocity Aerohead, 28/32 (I weigh 180 lb/82kg). Hand built by yours truly.
If you're riding a Campy drivetrain...mmaggi
Mar 11, 2003 10:17 AM
Campy Neutrons. They come in tubies and clinchers. They're relatively light (> 1600g) and they're bomb-proof.

They retail for > $600.