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 Post subject: Deep Profile Wheels
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 1:51 pm 
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I am considering adding a pair of deep profile wheels (say 80+ mm) to the armoury. What are your favourites and why?


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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:21 pm 
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I would search the forums for your answer or at least to come up with some ideas first. After you get a few that you like, come back and let people add or subtract from your ideas. Good luck with the wheel choice!


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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:41 pm 
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Everytime I hear deep profile wheels the first bike I think of is that drop dead SEXY spooky skeletor with campy and ENVE wheels.......brb, gotta go change my pants.


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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:12 pm 
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I think the Enve 8.9s would be a good option. They have roughly cut brake track which makes braking grabby even in the wet. Additionally, they have a much wider profile than other options which enhances the predictability of the ride quality particularly in the corners. Additionally, they come with a 5 year warranty which is hard to match.

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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:54 pm 
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Remember that large depth doesn't always equate to good aerodynamics. If you are going to add the weight and take on a little more side wind sensitivity you might as well get something thats proven aerodynamic.

To that end, Enve, Hed, Zipp and Mavic all have proven aero deep wheels.


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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:04 am 
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Mavic Cosmic Carbone 80's. TUBULAR, of course :)

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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
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 Post subject: Re: Deep Profile Wheels
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Deep ENVE's are DEAD sexy!


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