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A 'finite resources' thread - bikes, wheels, all that jazz

mpattsmpatts Posts: 1,010
edited June 2015 in Road buying advice
I really want a set of carbon tubs bacause a) I think they look great and b) I can convince myself I need them for racing.

So then, do I get a set of Bora Ones, which I can get at trade through m'team but are still eye wateringly expensive.

OR this:

[url]/http://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CBPXXLSCX1/planet-x-xls-sram-cx1-cyclocross-bike[/url][url]

Sell the current CX bike, and also get these for the road bike:

[/url]http://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/WPPXF45/planet-x-ct45-carbon-tubular-wheelset

Hmmmm.
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  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 26,877
    The latest CT 45 are excellent value for money. Gigantex wide rims, very decent Chosen hubs and a solid build quality... it hurts to say that of a mega retailer, but they have done a very good job with these
  • mpattsmpatts Posts: 1,010
    The latest CT 45 are excellent value for money. Gigantex wide rims, very decent Chosen hubs and a solid build quality... it hurts to say that of a mega retailer, but they have done a very good job with these

    Interesting. While I desperately want a set of Boras, I just can't justify it.

    Will ring PX and see if they will do a bundle deal.
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  • Get yourself the PX tubs, ride them for a while and if you think you can't live without them get the Boras at a later date. Buying tubular tyres is not a cheap hobby :)
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
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