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Old 12-05-19, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by dpicare26 View Post
ok,so this chart has been useful to me. Not sure why I didn't just check with Sheldon Brown first, anyway..

I suppose that still begs the question, is there anything else that distinguishes a CX wheelset from a road wheelset? Spoke count, etc
A cx wheelset will usually be 135mm or 142mm in the back.
A road wheelset will usually be 130mm or 142mm in the back.
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