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    Apr 2012

    Alex rims/SRAM hubs - Good deal?

    Is $100 for this wheelset a good deal? Aftermarket 26" mountain bike disc brake wheel set rims

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    SRAM 506 hubs (Joytech made) are a cup and cone design on the same level as Deore M525 hubs. If regularly maintained they will likely be long lasting. Alex makes good rims. The main downside I see is that these are almost certainly machine built so durability can be a question mark. For a small amount more you can get XT hubs on Sun rims with DT spokes...all hand built.

    Mountain - Clearance - Sun DS1-XC XT Disc - Bicycle Wheel Warehouse

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