Lightest Readily Available Everyday Clincher wheelset?

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
deluxerider
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Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:32 pm
Location: Denver, CO

by deluxerider

I have 2 sets of Stan's 28 hole Alpha 340 rims laced to Chris King R45 hubs. Sub 1400 grams. Bomber and easy to service or rebuild. If money is no object some Enve clinchers would be sweet.

tdiggs14
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Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:25 pm

by tdiggs14

Same set up as the first two options with a Alpha 340 comes in at 1272g and $785 shipped. Will the Alpha 340 rims flex on me though? I hear they are not as stiff/strong.

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dmp
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Joined: Fri May 08, 2009 8:31 pm
Location: Denver

by dmp

I can't say that I generate megawatts of power, but I have had no problems with the 340's- fantastic wheels. I don't notice any flex during out of the saddle climbs. Mine are 24/28 spoked with cxrays to Alchemy hubs. 1290gms, I think.


mazdatech10
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Joined: Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:23 am
Location: central coast,cal

by mazdatech10

how about Soul 2.0's, under 1300 grams.http://2013.bikesoul.com/s2/

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