Old 06-11-19, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Voodoo76 View Post
What has been your impression of the HED wheel? More or less stable than a deep section wheel? Thinking about an H3 Plus in front or a deep section front (808 or equivalent). Currently using a Williams 60 in all conditions.
Likely our choice for the U23 ITT coming up next week. I have the older narrow version, which I prefer. Their discs are heavier but sail better, however I think going fast in the morning we will select the zipp on the rear.
Our is about 890g with a track tire. I'm getting some loose bearings put in today. It is a good wheel. More weight at the rim than the old nimble crosswind. Not very directional (meaning a flip is not a big deal) which is good if the mechanic isn't thinking.

This is one area I'm not sure is a tubular is a better choice than a clincher. Typically yes due to weight and dealing with surface imperfections. We only run tubulars, but for a good smooth flat course, I can see a good argument for a clincher.
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