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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:23 pm 
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Kinlin 23/28 or BHS C472w Clincher Rim
cx rays spokes black
spaim brass black nipples 2mm brass
alchemy hubs elf/ ocra
Kinlin 23/28 or aka c472
Radial laced front and 2x rear

Your opinions :)


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:38 pm 
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No.

And stop yelling.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:25 pm 
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Yes you are right.

The best.

I dont know why we spend so long thinking about these kind of things when you have the answer to hand. So many posts here about wheels, hubs, spokes and rims, and we have all been wasting our time.

While you are at it which is the best frame, groupset, cranks, brakes.....


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:29 pm 
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Black on brass nipples seems sort of "gaudy".


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:41 pm 
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i would be putting it on my to come soon cervelo R5 which is black in color so steel finish will look out of place also for me the best bike would be cervelo s series for speed have a s1 and r series for long distance though that is debatable since every mind does not think alike


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:42 pm 
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I just read the replies to the OP's thread.. too funny, couldn't stop laughing.. OP when you say best in interms of weight or just bling factor?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:58 pm 
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Radiudeen,

What is your weight?
What are your intended riding purposes?
What type of rider are you?
What are the road conditions?
Are you limited by budget?
Are you limited by location?
Are you limited in skill (do you know how to glue/mount/dismount a tubular) ?

Then we may be able to find "the best" (whatever that is) for you.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:03 pm 
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75 KG
I am mostly into Brm's rides ranging from 200 to 600 kms am planning
to do the ambitious 1400 kms ride from london to edingbrough next year
have bought my self a cervelo r5 2011 model looking out for wheels as
fulcrum seven is not to my liking .roads where i ride r pretty bad.
only looking at alloy clincher wheelset


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:16 pm 
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No. "Best" wheels candidates have to be tubulars.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:35 pm 
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sorry should have headed the discussion as Best alloy clincher ...so looking only at alloy clinchers


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:49 pm 
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Dura-ace hubs (or Campy record if you must), Mavic Open Pros, 32 (28 if your light) 3x Dt comp spokes.

there you go, light, durable and easy to service why would you need anything else.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:57 pm 
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YES THEY ARE

:lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:27 pm 
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who's the builder? In my hands Those wheels would last about 3km's. in someone elses they might stay true for 10,000km's


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:47 pm 
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yet to decide


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:15 am 
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Given your ambition of marathon riding, I'd have to second the record hubs. Upgrade them to ceramic balls and you feel like you are riding on silk.
You haven't talked about spoke counts but I'd be thinking the BHS wide rim with 20/24 frt and 28/32 rear.
You could even consider sapim super spokes- they will get you a little weight back off with the higher spoke counts, and the slightly reduced stiffness will add some spring and comfort.

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