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Disk Wheel?(3 posts)

Disk Wheel?Jon Billheimer
Jul 10, 2003 7:58 AM
A question for some of you guys with a lot of time trialing experience: under windy conditions, but on a flat course, at what point is it better to go with a conventional rear wheel rather than a disk?
I never had a problemDougSloan
Jul 10, 2003 9:04 AM
I've ridden a disk on double century (training) time trials and all over the southern California desert in the 508 team race, with notoriously strong winds, with no problem. I almost think the bike handles *better* with a disk. This was on a Cervelo P3 with a 404 up front.

If it were gusty and wet, that might be another thing.

Just my personal experience, and I'm sure YMMV.

re: Disk Wheel?DRAwpt
Jul 10, 2003 4:30 PM
I've been asked this repeatedly over the seasons and I always say that I've had ZERO problems with a rear disk. Now a front Trispoke is another thing completely...