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Ksyriums or Custom???(8 posts)

Ksyriums or Custom???TJohn
Aug 20, 2001 9:33 AM
Hi all, I have it narrowed down to these 2 wheelsets and I wanted one last input from you folks. I can get a set of Ksyriums for cost from a friend for about $520 shipped, or I can have my LBS build me a wheelset that has Velocity 15mm dish semi-aero rims, 32 hole 2.0 XL DB spokes, w/ King hubs for $650 tax included. The custom wheels would come in at about 1560 gms and the K's are 1600 gms. Given the price of the K's, is it a no brainer to get them over the custom?? Serviceability would definately go to the custom and performance would be abouth the same right?? Thanks.
cheap K'sPaulCL
Aug 20, 2001 9:56 AM
From reputation, the K's are great wheels - but don't spend too much. Try out for $423 K's.
Aug 20, 2001 10:27 AM
Wow, much lower price than I have seen elsewhere. Have you, or anyone, experience with Got my set last FridayTC
Aug 20, 2001 11:01 AM
and they were true to their word as to the shipping and my entire order. If you're going to get these you'd better e-mail them today and put your order in. They're going fast! All they have left is Shimano/clincher veersions left. I got in on the 2nd batch as they were sold out of the first batch when I placed my order. They said they would be in in 2 weeks and they were!

Hey TCPaulCL
Aug 20, 2001 11:17 AM
Are you the N'thn KY TC?? With those light wheels, I won't be able to keep up with you flying up the hills (like I could anyway) Paul
Hey TC/That be me,but with....TC
Aug 21, 2001 7:12 AM
your lighter than air Dreams You'll be all over me. Let's hook up before the BCBC!!

Aug 20, 2001 11:08 AM
I have purchased clothing and tires (tyres?) from them twice. Good service, great prices. Check out the deals board (where i posted this K price) where another poster had just received his K's from probikekit the day before.
I think you answered all of your own questions correctly... (nm)Mike K
Aug 20, 2001 9:57 AM