wheel and weight advice

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bikeboy35
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wheel and weight advice

Postby bikeboy35 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 17:30 pm

Id like some advice from any light weight guys or any one in the know what they think would be best for me and the type of riding i do with regards to new wheels and bars, i weigh 58 kilos and I'm 5'6 :roll: I'm currently looking at the following and also any advise on these wheels and bars would be appreciated to if any one had rode on them:

ENVE 6:7
BONTRAGER AEOLUS 7 D3
REYNOLDS AERO 58
MAVIC COSMIC CARBONE CXR 60C

BARS ZIPP VUKA SPRINT (new version) aero 70 i think
ENVE AERO BAR
BONTRAGER AERO BAR

so i ride a mixed bag no massive climbs, generally up down and flats id like to know do i really need to worry about a few 100 grams here and there with my weight, would i not be better with a more aero approach these new wheels all come in slightly lighter than my current 35deep fulcrums any way. i want some things that is gonna help me on the flats and coming down hills, into the wind and rely on my weight to get me up the hills quick any opinions and advise would be great

thanks
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ugo.santalucia
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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby ugo.santalucia » Thu Mar 20, 2014 18:00 pm

advice

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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby DiscoBoy » Thu Mar 20, 2014 18:10 pm

ugo.santalucia wrote:advice


You advise well.
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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby littledove44 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 18:15 pm

ugo.santalucia wrote:advice

That's helpful :?
Surprised did dint mention "any one", "light weight" and "rode" as well.
To the poster. You do not need light wheels as you only weigh half a full person anyway. 8)
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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby Charlie Potatoes » Thu Mar 20, 2014 18:35 pm

littledove44 wrote:To the poster. You do not need light wheels as you only weigh half a full person anyway.


That's helpful :?
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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby bikeboy35 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 18:39 pm

ha that did make me laugh your right i am a bit of a half pint! and yep punctuation has never been my strong point either!! please any one!!! feel free to give me some advice or take the pee out of my height, weight ect or call me a umpa lumpa :) thanks for the link ill have a read
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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby ugo.santalucia » Thu Mar 20, 2014 18:54 pm

ADVICE! :?

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Re: wheel and weight advise

Postby bikeboy35 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 19:24 pm

thats the one advice :)

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Re: wheel and weight advice

Postby DesWeller » Thu Mar 20, 2014 21:30 pm

Are you racing or planning to race?

bikeboy35
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Re: wheel and weight advice

Postby bikeboy35 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 22:16 pm

possibly yes, I certainly want to start doing some time trials soon

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Re: wheel and weight advice

Postby philbar72 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:32 pm

Use normal wheels. Pedal harder and faster. Aero road bars…. Nah.

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Re: wheel and weight advice

Postby bernithebiker » Fri Mar 21, 2014 17:19 pm

Mavic Ultimates - the best all round wheel out there. Light, strong, aero, very similar to Lightweights but 1/2 the price.

(I am similar size to you (5'8, 62kg)).
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Re: wheel and weight advice

Postby bikeboy35 » Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:28 pm

Thank you all


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