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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:12 am 
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Hi All,

Got a real dilemma on which wheels to buy! Should I go for the Shimano 9000 50 or the new Zipp 60? The weight is within a few grams but the hubs on the Zipps are not the same as on the higher end wheels. Any thoughts?

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/shimano-dura-ac ... elset-2013

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/zipp-60-clinche ... wheel-2013

Cheers,

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Shimano, no question. Better hubs and a better all-around wheel, IMO.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:08 pm 
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Going off recommends and this review I've ordered the Shimano C50's. Can't wait to try them out!

http://www.cyclingtips.com.au/2013/04/d ... er-review/

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:20 pm 
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Zipp hubs couldn't get any worse could they?!?! C50s everyday of the week :-)


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C50. Top notch stufd


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been using the WH-9000 C50s for quite a while and would reco them over the Zipps. Make sure you have them trued before installation as mine were a bit out of true out of the box.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:59 am 
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To add to what everyone else is saying: Shimano.

Zipp hubs are fairly poor in design when compared to a dura ace hub. And the new shimano rim shape should be a little aero step up from previous generations.


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