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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:07 pm 
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I bought a Cannondale Super X. It was supposed to come with Ultegra wheels but showed up with Equipes instead. Should I be mad? Should I sell them now while they're new and buy Ultegra? Should I buy Shimano WH-RS80s?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:15 pm 
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Congratulations on your new bike. I don't think the gains from upgrading Equipes to WH-6700s are substantial. The weights are similar and the tradeoff of having a 10/11 speed compatible wheelset vs. a shimano/sram 10 speed only wheelset might hold its value slightly longer. Just two cents. How did your wheels become switched? Which Supersix did you order?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:48 pm 
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Super X Ultegra D12, a cross bike. They came like that from Cannondale. Sometimes things get changed based on availability.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:04 pm 
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Well, the Ultegras are nice because they are tubeless-compatible....

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:24 pm 
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That's why I wanted them. I wanted to at least give tubeless a try.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:01 pm 
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Get the Ultegras if you can. Strong, straight and best of all tubeless. I raced them last winter with Hutchinson Bulldogs at about 35psi with lots of grip and no air loss.


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Keep in mind any wheelset is tubeless compatible with the right setup. It would also be easy to get a lighter wheelset than the RS80.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:16 pm 
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Lighter and cheaper and just as reliable?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:36 pm 
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The Ultegra wheels are excellent. The new RS81 wheels are 11 speed, tubeless, and weight about the same as the older Ultegra level wheels.


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