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ma3 vs cxp22 vs openpro(3 posts)

ma3 vs cxp22 vs openproFrith
Jul 17, 2003 3:25 PM
Can someone give me a brief run-down of the relative merits of these rims.
re: ma3 vs cxp22 vs openproniteschaos
Jul 18, 2003 6:40 AM
Open Pro: The standard of the industry. On the light side, but not the lightest. Has eyeletted spoke holes for strength. Personal experience with a 32spoke wheel with DB spokes is that it rides really well. Wheelbuilding of course determines more than the individual parts. I road race and crit on this rims and they haven't let me down.

CXP22: I had the CXP21s. The 21's didn't have a welded joint and I think the wheels as a whole were built improperly as I broke alot of spokes on those wheels. I also used cheaper tires on those wheels as they were my training wheels. I noticed a big difference in handling and acceleration going from the CXP21s to the Open pro.

MA3: No person experience, but I've heard they are an excellent touring and training wheel rim.
re: ma3 vs cxp22 vs openpropben
Jul 18, 2003 9:36 AM
Agree with above post. Will add that MA3 are very good training wheels. Bag the cxp's and go with openpros