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Old 12-04-2016, 11:40 AM
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How do they compare weight wise with my current ones?
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Old 12-04-2016, 01:38 PM
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little bit heavier, but that comes from a more durable rim, got loads of people on them at the minute and they're all impressed
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Well, I could do with a durable rim!
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Old 12-04-2016, 01:43 PM
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if you want lighter i can do some Shimano wheels but they're gonna be about 250 but they are tubeless compatible... or the Giant PSL-1 for about the same
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Which Shimanos?
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Rs-610, yours for 250 fitted if you fancy them
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Tempted - how robust are they? (I'm still quite tempted by the Pro Lite ones - I'm not exactly a weight junky.)

And I'd also like you to check that I'm right about the current back wheel - it felt fine on the way in this morning; not sure I can see any side to side wobble, but also not convinced it's perfectly round.

If I could make it to you by 5.30 tonight (which is touch a go) - could you have a look?
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tonight, no problem at all, get your skates on, i'll be here till 6pm, you might be tempted by the AC ones when you see them in the flesh, so pretty

shimano ones are pretty tough, dont hear anything bad about them, i've mainly goot them in stock as a stepping stone up the the AC range
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cool - see you shortly hopefully.
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Just for closure, nothing wrong with Steve's wheel, it's all in his head
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Rather typically since I rode on Sunday been off the bike with a cold that has now moved south to my chest. Best week of the year so far as well.

Got the Cannondale off the racking and out of mothballs though. Will be interesting to see if its any faster, or rather if I am any quicker on it after a winter and riding a heavier bike with fat tyres. (confirming the stereotype from the above article)..
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Phew - I thought I'd killed the thread...
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