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Is this a good price for wheels?

AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
edited November 2013 in Road buying advice
H+SON Archetype rim + Hope pro 3 mono hubs 28R, 24F + Sapim Race spokes

Mininal use. £250. (alleged build cost £550)

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  • Is this a quiz? I'd say no.
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • smidsysmidsy Posts: 5,273
    That build could easily be over £450 new.
    Yellow is the new Black.
  • 550 new? How does that number come from???
    You are looking at 400 new, even less if you supply the hubs
  • smidsysmidsy Posts: 5,273
    That will teach me to pay more attention - I thought it was CX ray spokes not race. - Doh!!
    Yellow is the new Black.
  • ... also, now Hope has come out with the new MONO RS, which will take 11 speed... which is the way to go if buying new... they are priced the same as the old PRO 3, around 200 for the set. They need to be ordered via a shop though, or you can buy them from Just Riding along, if you are internet-only
  • My take is that as they're described as having 'minimal use' then the OP is looking at a pair of slightly used second wheels rather than looking at buying the separate components.
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
    Yep. Lightly used 2nd hand wheels. Cost 550 allegedly to build and seller is asking 250
  • giant_mangiant_man Posts: 6,878
    Is it me or have Hope taken ages to release a hub for 11 speed, especially for Campag, Shimano is more understandable ....
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