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    will i lose my WW status over these?

    just installed these spengle 3spoke wheels which replaced my american classic wheelset (approx. 1420g). the weight of these carbon wheels is exactly...uhmmm....superheavy.
    let's put it that way: once you've managed to get them rolling, you needn't care about pedalling no more....

    but they ride incredibly smooth and comfortable. and for int. cyclocross races i'll have to use my Am Cl wheelset anyway

    just wanted to shock you guys a bit *lol*
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    They may not be light but you score some serious bling bling points...

    I was in desperate need of wheels (three missing spokes on the front, one in the rear) and I broke down about bought 1920g (w/o tape) deore/mavic 117 wheels. I'm ashamed, but they are round and true, and they fit in this month's budget.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmadau
    They may not be light but you score some serious bling bling points...
    Agree on the bling, those are some nice looking wheels. I do not believe it will cost you your ww status as you still have the american classic wheelset.

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    one positive aspect about them is that they are absolutely bullet-proof. no broken spokes here

    yes, and there's the bling-bling factor....


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    disc wheels (the time trial not the brake kind) are pretty heavy too compared to american classics.....

    Sometimes we definitely forget the purpose here, are we just trying to make the lightest bike possible? Or to make the fastest bike possible (of which weight is a huge factor)

    I'll take the latter. If riding a heavier full suspension bike over a hardtail makes me faster on an XC course, I'll do it.

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