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Old 06-13-19, 09:41 PM
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I can get Light clinchers, Sapim spokes and Mack hubs built locally for $870.

Claimed weight is 1357 grams.

This would save 253 grams or just under 9 oz rotational weight, most of that at the rim.

Tubulars have been ruled out for a variety of reasons including the fact that they don't make the tires I like, Vittoria Rubino G+ Speed, in tubular flavor. The next best tubular tire is the Corsa G+ Speed but the tubular flavor is 50 grams heavier than the Rubino + tubes. The Corsa tubs are 23 mm only and I run 25's. The Corsa tubs are insanely expensive.

Anyway, $1270 to save 7.9 oz is a different equation than $870 to save 9 oz.

The discussion here has been great and I really appreciate it. It still isn't compelling enough for me to start clicking a bunch of "Submit order" buttons but the input has been great nonetheless.


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