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HED Stinger 9? Zipp 808? Tokyo? Notorious custom wheels? HED 3?
     
August 24, 2012 01:28 PM
Weihao
From: Singapore
21 posts
3 bikes
what for? to be a hipster? to ride on the track? to save money?
     
August 24, 2012 03:20 PM
strange
From: Germany
201 posts
35 bikes
I'm assuming this is street use. Get some 33mm profile Taiwanese carbon rims, some nice spokes, and some nice hubs (sealed bearing) and have someone you know who builds wheels or yourself build up a set of wheels. I have Zipp 404s for track, you get blown around in any slight wind and replacing an expensive rim is...well, expensive.

Deep profile rims might look cool these days, but for people that have been riding for a long time know (hell, look at the MASH guys), they suck off off track.
     
August 24, 2012 05:04 PM
MustangWolf
From: San Francisco, CA
360 posts
4 bikes
By the looks of it, I'd invest in some straps and toe clips for your bike. You're wheelset is fine for the streets. Unless you're looking to race track, I'd keep what you have or stick with a box style rim with better hubs.
     
August 24, 2012 05:16 PM
BRNDNLPZ
From: Los Angeles, CA
212 posts
1 bike
+1 @ BRNDNLPZ
     
August 24, 2012 06:56 PM
Bnut43
From: California
207 posts
10 bikes
i've got straps on. just that i didnt update pictures.
     
August 25, 2012 01:49 AM
Weihao
From: Singapore
21 posts
3 bikes
I'd wait till I'd developed the required leg strength to achieve and sustain the required speeds for those rims to benefit from their aero properties before upgrading.
But hey each to their own.
     
August 27, 2012 05:20 PM
varilight
From: Perth, Australia
6 posts
0 bikes

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