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Old 03-22-07, 10:04 AM
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Ksyrium Elites for racing

Hey all,

Have any of you raced on Ksyrium Elites? I'm wondering how they hold up to the abuse. There's a great deal on an NOS ('05 or '06) set at a shop near me and was thinking of replacing my Open Pro/Ultegra wheels for this season.

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They work just fine. They can handle quite a bit of abuse too. One season will equal about 15~20 races if you are racing a lot, so it's not alot of mileage. My Elites have 2 seasons on them and show no problems. Go for it.

Unless you are thinking you might want tubulars in the future.
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Isn't it something similar to that that Jonathan Page rolled on?
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Page was most likely rolling on Ksyrium SL tubulars if they were in fact ksyriums. Unless they are a really awesome deal and you'll use them for road riding too, I wouldn't drop 500+ into a set of clinchers if I was only going to race cross on them.
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Originally Posted by endform
Page was most likely rolling on Ksyrium SL tubulars if they were in fact ksyriums. Unless they are a really awesome deal and you'll use them for road riding too, I wouldn't drop 500+ into a set of clinchers if I was only going to race cross on them.
True fact. However if the question is whether Ksyriums are durable enough I think the answer is yes.
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