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    carbon fiber and aluminum 2014 build

    there is something to be said about hand laid carbon fiber. anyway that inspired me for my next build. here is the first element...

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    I have these on my downhill bike / xc bike / cross bike / track bike - good quality product, I've only had one of them fail so far and they warrantied it for me.

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    Went for the HD ones.


    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post
    I have these on my downhill bike / xc bike / cross bike / track bike - good quality product, I've only had one of them fail so far and they warrantied it for me.
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    Nice, in the process of starting one myself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post
    I have these on my downhill bike / xc bike / cross bike / track bike - good quality product, I've only had one of them fail so far and they warrantied it for me.
    cool are you running 35mm wide 29er or the 40mm wide 650b? what bike are you using it on?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pucked up View Post
    Nice, in the process of starting one myself.
    sweet, a lot of people are converting. what hubs are you using? i think i will go with xtr 15mm front and xtr 12mmx142mm rear with dd 14g spokes.
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    I want to go to a 1x11 set up, so I'm looking at Hope Pro 2 Evo QR. Still thinking about going with DT Swiss 240, but I want to keep this new bike build some what on a reasonable budget.

    I'm finalizing this weekend what (frame, rims, bars, post and stem) I'll be ordering early next week.

    What bike are you putting these wheels on?
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    transition covert, going to a 1x11 build also. something like an 28x11-36 for general duty
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    Quote Originally Posted by singlesprocket View Post
    transition covert, going to a 1x11 build also. something like an 28x11-36 for general duty
    Nice...hey are you building your wheels up? Or do you have someone build them for you?

    I'm looking to have mine built for me, if you or someone knows of a good wheel builder or LBS in the east end of the city (Scar. Pickering, Ajax, Whitby) please let me know.

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    Word of friendly advice SS, avoid Shimano R hubs! For equivalent price and engagement DT alllllll day long. And you won't be replacing freehubs monthly.

    Also was looking at the Derby rims when they came out, very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by veteran_youth View Post
    Word of friendly advice SS, avoid Shimano R hubs! For equivalent price and engagement DT alllllll day long. And you won't be replacing freehubs monthly.
    Mmm, DT.
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    Thanks for the advice Andrew, will follow it.

    Quote Originally Posted by veteran_youth View Post
    Word of friendly advice SS, avoid Shimano R hubs! For equivalent price and engagement DT alllllll day long. And you won't be replacing freehubs monthly.

    Also was looking at the Derby rims when they came out, very nice!
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