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hey roadies - question about wheels
« on: June 14, 2007, 11:52:42 AM »
what kind of wheel sets are you guys/girls running?  and why?

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2007, 02:09:42 PM »
that is great info on the tires...i was more wondering about wheels

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2007, 04:35:09 PM »
lightweight is more important than wind resistance. unless you average 30 mph, differences in wind resistance wheelsets is negligibile. So, don't get sucked into the latest wind resistance hype, get the lighter wheels. I know you want them.
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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2007, 04:36:10 PM »
i can only go 30 down hill ...haha so i dont care about flat spokes and all that crap

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2007, 12:08:48 AM »
what kind of wheel sets are you guys/girls running?  and why?

Round ones  . . . Why?  Because they roll better.  :)




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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2007, 07:11:23 AM »
thank you

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2007, 08:58:02 AM »
ok - got wheels - what cassettes are decent - i am familiar with the sram and shimano mtb stuff but they name the rosd stuff different - i have 105 derailers (10 speed)

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2007, 11:01:53 AM »
I just bought a new SRAM Rival group with a SRAM cassette 11-23 and being down in Florida you could probably get away with that, but I do not know how strong of a road biker you are.  I would probably get at least an Ultegra cassette from Shimano or a SRAM 1070 cassette.  Going with Dura-Ace or a Force cassette is just going to set you back a bunch of bucks!!!
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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2007, 11:08:59 AM »
i have been a road bike rider for about a week..haha - no experience - i ended up getting ultegra cassette to go on the new wheels - so now my rotational weight is over a pound less than what came on the bike - i was going to wait to get wheels but got a good deal on a set of used wheels that just got back from being rebuilt by mavic

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2007, 11:06:47 PM »



so here is the new ride

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2007, 07:12:44 AM »
Daaammmmnnnn! Factor :oe you gots you a set of Krysiums . Nice buy man!

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2007, 07:22:51 AM »
found a used set locally from a guy that works at a LBS w/ceramic bearing upgrade for about 1/2 what a set of these normally would cost without the ceramic bearings

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #13 on: June 20, 2007, 07:55:59 AM »
Dam boi, you ride is da*zle.... it is looking sizzzzzling hot red!!!!!!  You just now need some red shoes, red gloves, red jersey, red sunglasses.... Oh yes.. som red bibs.... you go boiiiiiiii!!!!!!!!!!! ;) ;) ;)

Onother real cheap upgrade would be some red cages for your bottles.... LOL....    Daz a sweeeeet looking ride....

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Re: hey roadies - question about wheels
« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2007, 08:54:09 AM »
really the only other thing in that bike i am going to upgrade will be the bottom bracket/crank set - as long as the moving parts are light and efficient i am happy - as far as lightening up static weight, i will worry about losing that off my wasteline...when i get down to no body fat, then  i will have to start shaving weight off the bike.

 

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