Training Wheels

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Training Wheels

Postby Lempod » Mon Oct 29, 2012 22:27 pm

Bombproof cheap training wheels needed! Any suggestions? Under £200 and under 2kg would be nice!!
Seen the Planet X AL30 but heard about bearing problems. Please help as need to get some asap!! Thanks

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby nochekmate » Tue Oct 30, 2012 01:09 am

If you are Campag then these are a bargain (their Shimano range is £40 more) ... black.html

If Shimano, then Merlin are doing the Aksiums for sub £140 I think ... -pair.html

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby smidsy » Tue Oct 30, 2012 07:18 am

Handbuilts. PM Ugo for advice.
Yellow is the new Black.

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby Herbsman » Tue Oct 30, 2012 08:30 am

Mavic Open Pro or similar on 105 Hubs with DT Swiss double butted spokes

Or have a look through these threads for other ideas

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby DavidJB » Tue Oct 30, 2012 08:50 am

Fulcrum racing 5...BOMB PROOF!

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby Lempod » Wed Oct 31, 2012 16:40 pm

Thanks for all of the advice. Went for Fulcrum Racing 5 in the end and just finished sorting my winter bike this afternoon. See pic:

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby sturmey » Wed Oct 31, 2012 19:11 pm

Always used to use handbuilts in the past- there was no choice at one time, as Factory wheels hadn't been invented.

But someone please tell me if I can get a decent pair of handbuilts for the same money which are as light,stiff,aerodynamic and durable as a pair of Fulcrum 5's.

I didn't think I could.

So I too bought the Fulcrums.

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Re: Training Wheels

Postby mjbennett » Wed Oct 31, 2012 19:13 pm

For anyone else, I had the same decision yesterday, nearly went for fulcrum 5's/105 open pros, but went for fulcrum racing 7 cx due to the additional seals on the hubs to keep the crap out. Also, if they're good enough for cx, they're good enough for winter trainers

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