Road Bike Wheel Reccomendations Around $500?

Discussion in 'Road Bikes' started by bantam700, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. bantam700

    bantam700 New Member

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    Seeing as how I've upgraded nearly everything else on my bike, I think it's time for new wheels. Currently running on bontrager selects and would something that will be a noticeable improvement, the closer to $500 the better but I'm willing to save up and go as high as a grand.
     
  2. TxCyclist

    TxCyclist Administrator Staff Member Admin Staff

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    What area do you want improvement in from your current wheelset?
     

  3. bantam700

    bantam700 New Member

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    the main thing I'm wanting to improve is my climbing, so if a certain set of wheels will help me there I'd be interested.
     
  4. chh55

    chh55 Drink plenty of water!!!

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    As an all around great wheel I find it hard to beat the Ksyrium SSC SL. I have 2 pair of the earlier silver type, there are still some out there, one clincher set and one tubular. They are stiff and relatively light and semi aero. They just plain have a fast feel. I have not ridden the Bontragers you mention but I don't think you'd be disappointed with the SL's.
     
  5. Industry_Hack

    Industry_Hack Total noob (& forum admin) Admin Staff Tavern Member

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