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Wheels, HELP!!!(2 posts)

Wheels, HELP!!!Andante
Apr 16, 2002 5:56 AM
Looking at getting a new wheelset. I will have just one wheelset for training/racing. Looking at Cane Creek/Aeroheads, American Classic/Aerohead, Spinergy AeroX, Speed Dream, Velomax Circuit Comp, or Bontrager Race Lite/X-Lites. Anyone with opinions as to which will hold up the best for trainng and racing? (they will be ridden 3X week on road and off). I weigh 160.
re: Wheels, HELP!!!atpjunkie
Apr 16, 2002 7:35 AM
The circuit comps are great and strong wheels, would work well for cross, also look into the Orion comps, slightly lighter and can be had for under 500 on ebay. Personally just have a set of Mavic Open Pro with Dura Ace/Ultegra or Campy hubs (your choice and $ value) built up. Cost about $300, great wheels handbuilt by a local reputable wheel guy will almost always outperform most "custom" wheels plus you save some $ and support your local cycling industry, plus he'll probably hook you up when it comes to re truing.