Opinions on Giant SLR 0 Aero Disc wheelset

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Cattie
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by Cattie

I have the opportunity to buy a a new Giant SLR 0 Aero Disc wheelset 65/42 for a good price.

Originally I considered to buy a Lightbicycles 47 mm rim/ DT Swiss 350 combo with 25 mm outer width with Schwalbe Pro One tubeless tyres.

The Giant wheelset only has a outer rim width of 23 mm and 17 mm internal and would be 200 bucks cheaper.

What would you do?

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stoney
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by stoney

If you think you'd like to try 25mm tubeless tires I'd go with the Lightbicycles rims. The Giant wheels were designed for "old school" 23mm tires.

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by bm0p700f

The problem with the giant wheel is it is too narrow unless your sticking to 23mm tyres or even 22mm tyres.

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