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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:02 pm 
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Hi All,

I am considering a new wheel set (26") in order to cut some weight on my current ride (Cannondale Flash 26"). I am currently riding Enve rims and Project 321 hubs with the front being Lefty specific. I am looking at going lighter and have been considering the following setup:

AX Lightness 26" SRT CC (Tubs) rims
ExtraLite or Tune Hubs (like CK, but heavy. I do however have a guy who can make me a Lefty CK front hub)
Spokes?

My requirements are the following:

26"
Tubs or clincher (both ok)
Lightweight !!!
Strong enough to handle XC competition
I am a smooth rider, but not light (85 kilos)
Budget is not a consideration

Please let me know if you have some good suggestions which my be a better setup than my current plan.

Thank you


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:11 pm 
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why aren't your current wheels proper anymore?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 5:37 pm 
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Too heavy I think.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2014 9:53 pm 
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seismic wrote:
I do however have a guy who can make me a Lefty CK front hub)


Any details on this?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:04 am 
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Try Kappius Components hubs! Lace them with DT Aerolites to the AX Lightness rims.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 4:48 pm 
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seismic wrote:
Too heavy I think.

http://ax-lightness.de/en/cycling/bike- ... emium-mtb/
http://r2-bike.com/Laufradsatz-26-Extra ... spoke-940g


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:55 am 
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Yes I think for a wunder set of 26 wheels, it would be hard to beat AX Lightness tubular rims. You can build up a set crazy light in the region of 1000-1100g set...


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 12:41 am 
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I've been riding with the AX 26'' tubular rims for about 4 years now and had zero issues. Very satisfied with them.


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