26" budget weightweenie wheelset?

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eyedrop
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by eyedrop

Im looking to replace the tubeless 26" Bontrager Race Lite wheelset on my 2010 Top Fuel 9.8...

Weight: 100 lbs, running tubeless, and riding fairly technical singletrack steep climbs and descents. Lots of rough climbing where acceleration is important to keep momentum over rocks and roots during the climb..

In the road cycling world, there is the 700c Kinlin XR200 that weighs just 1260g and can be had on ebay for just under 300 USD.

What is the equivelent of this in the MTB world? Something light and cheap. Strong doesnt matter for my size...

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ag268
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by ag268

AMERICAN CLASSIC MTB 26 Race

1322 gr

osw000
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by osw000

Notubes ZTR Crest, Sapim spokes and Progress Turbine Ultra hubs would finish around 1380 grams.
I got a quote here in EU of 450€ the pair.

Enviado desde mi SM-J530F mediante Tapatalk

Pinarello GAN 2016 - 105 - Progress Phantom alu wheels. 8kgs.

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