Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Mar 2013

    I need some advice on wheel upgrades

    I have been riding consistently for a couple years now and recently upgraded to a GT Force 2.0 (2013). I have been loving the bike but I was wanting to look at upgrading the wheels that came standard with the bike. Allthough I have been riding alot and recently started doing a few XC/Enduro comps I still have very little mechanical knowledge(especially when it comes to wheels).
    Usually I would go to my regular LBS but they have let me down a few times lately and I am considering buying some new wheels off the net (much cheeper).
    I have been looking at the Mavic Crossmax ST Wheelset as it seems to tick most of the boxes but I could do with any advice as to what I should look for when upgrading and to ensure I am getting wheels compatible with my GT Force 2.0.
    As far as budget goes I can spend up to $800 U.S but would prefer around $600. The tyres I have been using are 2.25.

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Hey Dave,

    That's a great choice for a wheel upgrade and will definitely work with you Force. The ST is compatable with all frame and fork systems trough the use of adapters, so if you ever decide to switch forks or buy a new bike you can bring those wheels right along with you. Hope that info helps.


  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    No experience personally with the crossmax, but at that price point, you could have some decent wheels custom built (hope or white industry hubs, Stan's rims, wheelsmith butted spokes)...I've had good luck with the Universalcycles wheelbuilder and they have a nice online tool for evaluating the choices.

Similar Threads

  1. Rockhopper upgrades advice
    By Tsimtcu8 in forum 29er Bikes
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: 08-22-2012, 01:38 PM
  2. Need some advice on upgrades.
    By AdamITR in forum Beginner's Corner
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 08-08-2012, 10:57 PM
  3. Need advice RE: upgrades/new bike
    By Sean1337 in forum 29er Components
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 05-17-2012, 12:47 AM
  4. Some advice on upgrades on this model
    By StumpjumperHulk in forum Cannondale
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 10-22-2011, 09:04 AM
  5. 400$ for upgrades, need advice please....
    By Teran in forum Beginner's Corner
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 04-29-2011, 08:54 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.