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When you are riding up a 8% grade hill and complaining on how heavy your bike is you probably need new wheels. Frames are harder to buy because you have to go into a lot of detail about stiffness or the geometry of the bike. With wheels that is different. All it comes down to is weight and price. There are less factors to come upon when buying wheels. You could go into a lot of detail about hubs and tires but it is pretty straight forward. The only differences are if you want a carbon or aluminum rim or if you want a clincher or tubluar. If you are a racer I say get the carbon tubular. This allows you to save the most weight and get the least amount of rolling resistance. Below I will include a list of wheels for different price ranges.
300-500= Fulcrum entry level race 7&5 wheels. I dont suggest these because they are heavy and I have had bad experiences with this type of wheel.
500-1000= Fulcrum racing 3 &1. These wheels are on the higher end of fulcrum.
1000-2000= Zipp flashpoint wheels. These wheels are good carbon wheels but they use a bit cheaper carbon on these wheels rather than any other zipp wheel.
2000-3000= Zipp, Reynolds, Hed. These wheels are the best of the best I have a different model for each of these types of wheels. Zipp are by far better. They use the best molding and they have lived through every crash I have been through. All three of these wheels are by far the best and if you are looking to invest money in these wheels I suggest you put your money in these.
Written by mailman
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