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  • 2014 Boardman Team Carbon Road upgrade

    Forza Cirrus wheelset £170
    http://www.merlincycles.com/forza-cirrus-road-clincher-wheelset-72600.html

    Forza Cirrus wheels in black
    Forza Cirrus wheels in black

    Stock Mavic rim wheels with tyres & tubes:

    R 1597
    F 1281
    Total: 2878g

    Forza Cirrus wheels, fitted Nov 2014 🙂
    Actual weight 1685g pair, inc rim tape.

    C/W tubes & tyres: (Vittoria Rubino Pro 23c and Ultralight tubes 225g & 80g)
    F: 1023g
    R: 1260g
    Total: 2283

    Saved 595g or just over a pound of rolling inertia and increased stiffness. Bike feels more lively to direction changes, climbs a tad better & rolls noticeably better. Also much quieter, absolutely silent when pedalling, sounds rather ‘campag’ when freewheeling 🙂

    Cycling Weekly comments:

    Getting a decent set of wheels for under £400 is a tall order – inevitably bringing the ‘strong, light and cheap’ equation to the fore.

    Read more at www.cyclingweekly.co.uk

    So at £169.99 this is a great offer!

    Features:

    • Lightweight, high performance wheelset
    • Flat aero spokes and fully forged hubs
    • Cartridge bearings front and rear
    • Weight : 1.6kg
    • Weight front wheel : 675g
    • Weight rear wheel : 925g
    • Max. recommended rider weight : 95kg
    • Max. recommended tyre pressure: 8bar (115psi)
    • Use : Road, triathlon and TT

     

    CHEAPER OPTION, 1780g, £120, order & collect from Evans Maidstone:
    http://www.evanscycles.com/products/cole/rollen-lite-700c-clincher-road-wheel-set-ec040074