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    Ambrosio wheels

    I plan to replace my stock wheels from a TREK SUPERFLY 9.6 - Bontrager sealed cartridge bearing center lock hubs, 15mm alloy axle front, alloy axle rear w/Bontrager AT-850 32-hole double-walled rims - in order to reduce some weight and I have found 2 options:

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    FULCRUM Wheels - Products: Red Metal 29 XL - about 500 euros

    2. NUMBER 9 - 300 euros

    So it is obvious that I want to go for ABROSIO wheelset but I do not know much about this brand.

    Any opinions if it is a good choice?

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    I would stick with a traditional 3 cross laced wheel set and 32 spokes for mountain bikes.
    You can get a Stan's wheel set for a few bucks more around the same weight and read plenty of user comments on this forum. Be informed on what you're buying.
    If you're lucky enough to be in the mountains,
    you're lucky enough.

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    An ArchEX wheelset, either Stan's or Hope Pro2 Evo from Wiggle.
    The rim has a reinforced dual wall design. Crests are more flexy.
    The Hope rear hub can be noisy although new 40 engagement is a bit quieter. Lube it with Slick Honey for above freezing temps can quiet it.

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    Based on your advice I found: Fun Works N-Light NoTubes ZTR Arch EX 29er Sapim D-Light Disc Black

    I forgot to mention that I am from Romania, so I have only some european web shops to look.

    Quote Originally Posted by eb1888 View Post
    An ArchEX wheelset, either Stan's or Hope Pro2 Evo from Wiggle.
    The rim has a reinforced dual wall design. Crests are more flexy.
    The Hope rear hub can be noisy although new 40 engagement is a bit quieter. Lube it with Slick Honey for above freezing temps can quiet it.

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    Hi, im thinking of getting a superfly 9.6 and was wondering what the stock weight is and your general opinion on it.

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    I found that the the stock weight is about 11.3 kg without pedals. I bought it more for the frame which I consider one of the best on the 29 market, the rest on it you can make as you wish: wheels, sadle, stem, handlebar, etc

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