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Thinking about getting a 2017 TCR SL with dura ace Di2, and I don't know anything about the SLR O wheels that come with it.Do you think it would be better to go with the new 9100 C40 wheel set, I don't know what the price difference would be. I've been very happy with my old 7900 c24's on my old bike........any thoughts.

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I just bought that bike. Giant wheels are light, comfortable and FAST. They are only 30mm deep so not as aero as you might want.
 

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Hi, not so much the aero bit, I've heard that getting tyres on and off is a real pain. To be honest, the tubeless "advantage" doesn't concern me.(I must be getting old).Its more the reliability.
Thanks for your input, I've got about 3 weeks to make my mind up .I'm picking the bike up after we get back from a holiday.
Are you happy with your purchase ?
 

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I've only got about 100 miles on the bike (2017 TCR SL 0) and I love it. Tires came tubeless with Stan's from the shop, but I've used tubeless road tires before and won't go back to tubes. Braking power with the D/A rim brakes is terrific.
 

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Glad your enjoying it, looking forward to getting mine! They are on sale here in Australia for about $7400.00, which all things conceded is not a bad price for a top of the line bike
 

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I got mine for US $6840 with MSRP of $8,550 full DuraAce Di2. The new ones with SRAM Etap and a power meter are $9,500 MSRP. Incredible bargain. Mine weighed 14.2 pounds (6.45 kg)!
 

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Gee that light !!! if I go with the dura ace wheels, I think they are about 150 grams heaver.
 

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Love the bike and the wheels. Did some high speed descents on Saturday. Bike and wheels really stable, more than my 2009 Madone. Felt great going up and down. I haven't ridden the D/A wheels so I can't say how they compare.
 

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I have the TCR Advanced 0 disc ... which have I think the same, or similar wheels.

Overall, they are a good wheelset. Not the lightest, not the widest, not the deepest, but a good overall wheelset.

If I could change when I purchased the bike to a different wheelset that was wider, I probably would have as the Giant wheels are a bit narrow. The stock tires measure closer to a 20c and 23c Schwalbe Zero TLR's are about as wide as you want to go to keep the tires from bulging/lightbulb (they can accept wider tires though).

With that said ... unless I win the lottery, I don't see me upgrading them for a while.
 

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I have the TCR Advanced 0 disc ... which have I think the same, or similar wheels.

Overall, they are a good wheelset. Not the lightest, not the widest, not the deepest, but a good overall wheelset.

If I could change when I purchased the bike to a different wheelset that was wider, I probably would have as the Giant wheels are a bit narrow. The stock tires measure closer to a 20c and 23c Schwalbe Zero TLR's are about as wide as you want to go to keep the tires from bulging/lightbulb (they can accept wider tires though).

With that said ... unless I win the lottery, I don't see me upgrading them for a while.
I don't have the disc version, but my wheels are 1334 grams per set, which is pretty light!
 
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