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PostPosted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:17 am 
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After crashing my Vision TC50's - and getting some good money out of my insurance company - i'm on the hunt for a new wheelset.

I'm looking at some second hand Zipp 404 Firecrest but

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At Bike-discount.de they have the DT Swiss RC 38 Spline T wheelset at the cost of only 999€


There's also a set of Corima Aero+ avaliable at 1100€
Or the Reynolds Assault at 1050€
Another option is to get a new set of Vision TC50's at reduced price of 800€.

Which wheel would you choose and why? Other options, aswell as opnions and experiences, are welcome.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:12 am 
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Mavic SLE

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Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:12 am 
  • 0.20 € (including 19% VAT)
  • 1643 components by DT Swiss


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:49 am 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:54 am 
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TrekUk wrote:
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No, no, no, no, no, no

Don't even know how you could consider that? Heavy, ugly and most importantly NOT racing wheels.

PSM wrote:
FFWD.


They've crossed my mind, I'm just not a fan of the graphics and it isn't removable decals.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:11 am 
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Hows that when the Vision TC50's are hardly light for tubs.

Not race wheels? - http://www.competitivecyclist.com/mavic-cosmic-carbone-sle-carbon-clincher-wheelset

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:35 am 
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Yet nearly 200 gr. lighter just for the wheels.

If you then add rim-tape (not necessary on tubs), tubes and tires instead of just a tubular tire, you get quite a lighter set-up.

But i'll admit, i'd like a lighter wheelset thus the DT Swiss.

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No problem, just thought I would throw it into the mix, the SLE is a "do it all" one wheelset, can be used everyday and still decent for racing.

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TrekUk wrote:
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No, no, no, no, no, no

Don't even know how you could consider that? Heavy, ugly and most importantly NOT racing wheels.

PSM wrote:
FFWD.


They've crossed my mind, I'm just not a fan of the graphics and it isn't removable decals.



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Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:15 pm 
  • 0.20 € (including 19% VAT)
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I think they're too expensive in black. But if you can find them at 999€, i would definetly consider.

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