I'm hunting a new aero carbon clincher in the 50-60mm range and noticed the 2018 Vision Metron 55 SLs are quite reasonably priced. However, I'm finding it a little difficult to find any user feedback on them. They've just been updated for the 2018 model year with new hubs/rim layup.
Really I'm looking for a Goldilocks wheel that probably doesn't exist (yet). Nothing seems to feel super fast, have good hubs, brake well, handle well in crosswinds, climb well/not accelerate like a diesel all at the same time
Xentis Squad 5.8s - probably the best all-rounder so far, decent braking, acceptable hubs, felt fast, climbed ok (Zipps felt much more direct however)
Reynolds Aero 58 - reasonably spongy braking, smooth feeling hubs, a little brake rub, feel sluggish
Zipp 404 Firecrest - mediocre braking, crappy hubs, high radial stiffness (harsh), climbed quite well
Enve SES 6.7 DT240 - too deep for everyday use, crappy braking, felt spongy/poor acceleration, good hubs, felt fast (at speed)
Easton EC90 SL Aero 55 (tubular) - similarly mediocre braking to zipp/reynolds, excellent hubs, heaps of lateral flex (couldn't ride out of the saddle), fastest feeling wheelset I've ridden
Bora Ultra II/Fulcrum RS XLR - acceptable braking, super-smooth hubs, good level of stiffness/responsiveness, decent climber, didn't provide the same sense of speed as above aero wheel sets
Mavic CC Ultimate - crappy braking, crappy hubs, felt slow, climbed/accelerated very well
Roval CLX 50 - apparently the braking sucks
Zipp 404 NSW - stupidly expensive, apparently there are still problems with the hubs (specifically with the magnet free wheel mechanism
FSE or Venn 507 - unknow braking, aero, and hub performance
Bora Ultra clinchers - probably have everything going for them aside from feeling as fast as other aero wheels... but... this could be a game of spitting distance that doesnt matter
DT swiss Dicut 1100 - seem quite expensive seeing as they're the new kid on the block.
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