Help me pick a wheelset...

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by ArvinC, Mar 23, 2003.

  1. ArvinC

    ArvinC New Member

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    Hello everyone.

    Okay, here it goes...my current wheels are Mavic CXP 21's with Ultegra hubs, Wheelsmith spokes, 34 holed & spoked, built by Wheelsmith. Came with my bike. They're okay, but heavy. So, I'm planning on regulating them to foul-weather use.

    So, I need a set of fast, light and smooth road wheels for fast training and the occasional club race. I have been looking at Cane Creek AeroHeads ($250) and Mavic Cosmos ($329) on the "low" end of the price range, and Mavic Ksyrium Elite ($499) and Spynergy Xaero Lite ($699) on the "high" end. I'd also like to look into Ritchey Z Deep Section wheels, but don't know much about them or how much they cost.

    I'm not a fan of "paired-spoke" designs like Rolfs or Bontragers because I'm afarid of how bad it'll hurt should I break a spoke during a ride!

    Anyway, anyone got any opinions or suggestions? What have you tried or what do you ride and how do you like them? Any help or feedback would be great! :D
     
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