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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:01 pm 
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I think you will find that the Zonda's and the Neutron's will be over you 1550 weight requirement.....not that Campy/Fulcrum are bad at making wheels, just bad a weighing wheels.

+1 on Zens suggestion of a custom build. You could go cheaper with Kinlin XC279/CXRay/BHS for around $500 and get just as good a wheelset, IMHO. BHS hubs are super easy to service and bearing replacement/upgrade is a snap......not to mention they are lighter!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:38 pm 
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I've built a number of XR270 + BHS wheels and prefer those quite a bit to AC350s.
My builds (20f/28r, Lasers except for the DS which are Race) come in around 1420g.

XC279s are good rims but weigh about 40g more than the XR270s.


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The ride is so much better on the 279 vs the 270. The wide rim is where it is at. It overcomes the weight IMO.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:35 pm 
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If you are a light weight, you could even go xr200s. On dati hubs with cxray, you're looking at sub 1300g.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:54 pm 
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btompkins0112 wrote:
The ride is so much better on the 279 vs the 270.


They feel the same to me. Same tires, same pressure.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:13 pm 
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:noidea: I've had both, same spokes/hubs/tires/tubes and the 279 felt better......now I ran lower pressure of course. That's the point of the wider rims after all.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:00 am 
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Kinlin XR-200 in 24F/28R can give 1330g wheels or less for less than 400 euros but the XC-279's in 20F/24R is very tempting.

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Thanks, I'm 1,93m tall and 83 kg, and understood XR-200 is not suited for > 80kg.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:39 am 
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I would not suggest them for an 83 kg rider either but I am 82kg and have been riding a 28F/28R XR-200 wheelset built with Lasers for 3000 miles and they have been fine. So while I would not suggest it I have got away with it but I am kind to wheels.

XR 270's in 24F/28R or the wider XC-279 would be my choice. There is the XR-300 too which gets forgotten about.
Velocity A23 in 24F/28R would work too as well as the H plus Archetype.
DT Swiss RR440's are another possibility.

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you can get new takeoff cosmic elites on ebay for under $300, i got mine for 220 shipped they are strong and cheap


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:46 pm 
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wpevers wrote:
you can get new takeoff cosmic elites on ebay for under $300, i got mine for 220 shipped they are strong and cheap



About 1800 grams with a 20 spoke rear? I'd pass.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:41 pm 
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Okay, i have narrowed my choices down to A23 rims or kinlins xr270.
Most likely combined with novatec hubs.
Any comments on either one? Thanks!


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