SRAM deep sec wheels

Mark Alexander
Mark Alexander Posts: 2,277
edited September 2009 in Road buying advice
Has anyone used these for TT's?
http://www.fudgescyclestore.com/index.php?p=77385

I currently use a set of 50mm wheels but with carbon rims and they're terrifying to stop in the wet and I'v almost come off. I'm looking to get rid of them.
http://twitter.com/mgalex
www.ogmorevalleywheelers.co.uk

10TT 24:36 25TT: 57:59 50TT: 2:08:11, 100TT: 4:30:05 12hr 204.... unfinished business

Comments

  • looks good value...
    Commute: Langster -Singlecross - Brompton S2-LX

    Road: 95 Trek 5500 -Look 695 Aerolight eTap - Boardman TTe eTap

    Offroad: Pace RC200 - Dawes Kickback 2 tandem - Tricross - Boardman CXR9.8 - Ridley x-fire
  • They look good, but these look better value:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :MESELX:IT
  • rjsmith
    rjsmith Posts: 1,924
    Try changing your brake blocks first - have you tried swissstop yellow?
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    My wheels with Swissstop Yellows have surprisingly ace stopping power...

    Those SRAM wheels weigh a freakin' tonne but that don't really matter for TTs.

    I'd try the Swissstops first.
  • akkers
    akkers Posts: 140
    Agreed - no point going deep section at that kind of weight.

    As for the Dalkiias.....steer well clear - useless is the best Ive heard about em

    Look at some of the Reynolds, Zipps, Mavics - u can get last seasons range at that sort of money of you look around, and your buying quality
  • BigG67
    BigG67 Posts: 582
    I thought that SRAMs are Zipps, not this year's tech but Zipps none-the-less.
  • I thought that too
    http://twitter.com/mgalex
    www.ogmorevalleywheelers.co.uk

    10TT 24:36 25TT: 57:59 50TT: 2:08:11, 100TT: 4:30:05 12hr 204.... unfinished business
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    They have basically replaced Flashpoints, which were Zipp's budget brand. IIRC.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    akkers wrote:
    Agreed - no point going deep section at that kind of weight.

    As for the Dalkiias.....steer well clear - useless is the best Ive heard about em

    Look at some of the Reynolds, Zipps, Mavics - u can get last seasons range at that sort of money of you look around, and your buying quality

    Ditto. A couple of lads I know were royally slating them having both bought a pair.
  • NapoleonD wrote:
    akkers wrote:
    Agreed - no point going deep section at that kind of weight.

    As for the Dalkiias.....steer well clear - useless is the best Ive heard about em

    Look at some of the Reynolds, Zipps, Mavics - u can get last seasons range at that sort of money of you look around, and your buying quality

    Ditto. A couple of lads I know were royally slating them having both bought a pair.

    What problems did they have? Mine have been great.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    Rim failure.

    Repeated Spoke Failure.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    NapoleonD wrote:
    akkers wrote:
    Agreed - no point going deep section at that kind of weight.

    As for the Dalkiias.....steer well clear - useless is the best Ive heard about em

    Look at some of the Reynolds, Zipps, Mavics - u can get last seasons range at that sort of money of you look around, and your buying quality

    Ditto. A couple of lads I know were royally slating them having both bought a pair.

    What problems did they have? Mine have been great.

    Yep, they had rim fails and spoke peoblems, may be the reason you cant seem to get them anymore, looked the nuts though...
  • felgen
    felgen Posts: 829
    I have flashpoint FP60's - and I love em they match the colourscheme of the Planet X very nicely.... I bought them cos they were a bargain, and because they were rated up to my portly (at the time of purchase) 100kg. I haven't looked at the hubs on the SRAM wheels but assuming they have straight pull spokes on them like mine, this should avoid the problems of the Dalkiia which had spokes with elbows. As for the rim failure, well I can't comment on that - mine seem to be holding up very well after over 2000 miles.
    Steeds:
    1)Planet X SL Pro carbon
    2)Nelson Pista Singlespeed
    3)Giant Cadex MTB
    4)BeOne Karma MTB