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Wheelset Upgrade(7 posts)

Wheelset Upgradesoup
Apr 8, 2002 7:47 AM
I love my Zurich and want to start upgrading here and there. Thought I'd start with the wheels. I'm a Cat5 newbie, been riding off and on for 15 years, weigh 150lbs wet, and ride a lot of hills. The current wheels are Mavic OPs, 28 2x front, 32 3x back. I want something "faster."

Any thoughts? I'm looking to spend less than $400.

re: Wheelset Upgradefunknuggets
Apr 8, 2002 8:10 AM
Hop over to the components discussion group and there was an entire thread entitled "What Wheelset to Buy". Some good suggestions. Or, try this website

The guy that builds these also posted a response later in the group, his screenname is SingleBleeder.

Good luck!
Check out this placebike_guy
Apr 8, 2002 8:55 AM

I'm having a set built up right now. I weigh just a little less than you do. I went with the American Classic hubs on Velocity Aerohead rims 24/28.
Check out this placecollinsc
Apr 8, 2002 10:37 PM
'bout how long does it take to get them made? I'm thinking about ordering a pair soon, but Mike doesnt respond quickly to email.

Check out this placebike_guy
Apr 9, 2002 4:13 AM
Call him he has a toll free number, much quicker than email. I ordered mine early last week and hopefully will have them at the end of this week. Fairly quick I think.
SdealsMe Dot Org
Apr 8, 2002 9:43 PM
SDeals in England can build you a set of custom rims cheap.

I had a set of Open Pros built about a year ago that have been bulletproof.
Wheelset Upgradeyzfrr11
Apr 9, 2002 4:28 AM
No wheel set will give you any noticible performance advantage compared to what you have right now. Spend the time that you are using to look for new wheels and train harder.