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What wheelset would you suggest?(3 posts)

What wheelset would you suggest?eciofi18
Mar 12, 2003 11:49 AM
I'm looking for a wheelset where there doesn't seem many options out there. I want a 650c, tubular, campagnolo compatible at a good price. I want it to be strong and durable but fast enough to be able to race short to olympic distance tris competitively on it. Thanks for your input.
by the way I'm 5'10" and 175 lbs New England rider if that makes a difference.
re: What wheelset would you suggest?brider
Mar 12, 2003 12:16 PM
Well, my normal recommendation is the H3 (Hed 3-spoker), front and rear, but you specified Campy compatible. The Renn disk is Shimano only as well. I'd still go with a H3 in the front. Options on the back are limited. You could go with an Alps or similar, as I thin a spoked deep rim wheel will be your only option going Campy (unless you want to go REAL expensive with a Campy or Mavic disk).
Other optionsjohnmyster
Mar 24, 2003 7:32 PM
As to the other post, also consider the American Classic cassette, which is a campy 10-cog system that fits onto shimano splined hubs. This will open up your options to any shimano 9 or campy 10 wheel that you'd like to use, things like zipps or mavic carbones. I believe that zipp and mavic also have conversion freehub bodies or such to allow freedom of use to the campy equipped in the crowd.