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Light/performance, strong disc brake road wheels

CWKernowCWKernow Posts: 14
edited July 2012 in Workshop
Ive got a Boardman Team CX bike. I want another set of wheels to use on the road, something lighter/faster & that can run 23mm tyres. But they need to be able to run Disc brakes. Any suggestions please?

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  • unixnerdunixnerd Posts: 2,864
    There's not much choice for road disc wheels yet. You'd be better approaching a local bike shop to build you a set. Hand builts can get down to around 1600g a set if done well.
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  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 26,443
    unixnerd wrote:
    There's not much choice for road disc wheels yet. You'd be better approaching a local bike shop to build you a set. Hand builts can get down to around 1600g a set if done well.

    Not for disc brakes... or at least I wouldn't want to ride that wheel set... you do need 32 spokes front and rear... 1700 is achievable keeping it safe, less than that and you are looking for trouble
  • pete.whelanpete.whelan Posts: 788
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