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I recently received a set of carbon wheels from another seller (sinfong) that I connected with on alibaba. I ordered the 38mm carbon rims with aluminum braking surface paired with Pillar 1422 spokes, red anodized Powerway hubs (which I'm pretty sure are the same hubs that Yishun uses only hers are branded as Chosen). The build quality looks good from an asthetic standpoint and the set is 1600 grams. I'm actually going to try to sell these because I wish I'd ordered the full carbon clinchers instead. Here's some shots of the set I received.

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MercuryMan76 said:
I recently received a set of carbon wheels from another seller (sinfong) that I connected with on alibaba. I ordered the 38mm carbon rims with aluminum braking surface paired with Pillar 1422 spokes, red anodized Powerway hubs (which I'm pretty sure are the same hubs that Yishun uses only hers are branded as Chosen). The build quality looks good from an asthetic standpoint and the set is 1600 grams. I'm actually going to try to sell these because I wish I'd ordered the full carbon clinchers instead. Here's some shots of the set I received.

<a href="https://s98.photobucket.com/albums/l258/mercuryman76/?action=view&current=SNV32380.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="https://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l258/mercuryman76/SNV32380.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
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Wow ! your the first person I have ever heard of that actually didn't get ripped off from Alibaba.
They have a site devoted to alibaba scams.
https://www.alibabascam.com/
 

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zipptrek said:
Wow ! your the first person I have ever heard of that actually didn't get ripped off from Alibaba.
They have a site devoted to alibaba scams.
http://www.alibabascam.com/
I'll admit that I was skeptical about buying something from some unknown seller overseas. But I spent about 7 months emailing back and forth to the seller requesting price quotes for diff't builds and what not. The seller was always pretty responsive to my requests and there was also a group buy for a similiar build on the bikeforums.net site that left me feeling as if it wasn't too much of a gamble to go after something like this.
 

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I bought some months ago 38mm carbon wheelset from yishun ( [email protected] )
I've tested and used in a lot of race, and I can tell you that are very good for the price.
They are well built, have very good hubs and they are lighter than other prducts that often costs double the price. Before buying i ask in other forums and I realize that a lot of people are buying from this company...
 

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luca.grigo said:
I bought some months ago 38mm carbon wheelset from yishun ( [email protected] )
I've tested and used in a lot of race, and I can tell you that are very good for the price.
They are well built, have very good hubs and they are lighter than other prducts that often costs double the price. Before buying i ask in other forums and I realize that a lot of people are buying from this company...
How long did it take for you to get your wheels?
 

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Yours is tubular or clincher?

Mine is tubular and arrived after 10 days. I know that for clincher you have to wait 30/35 days.

Difference between brand wheels and this yishun in my opinion is just stickers :D

Now probably I'm going to order 50mm tubular red hubs and red nipples :thumbsup: View attachment 203495

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wow why did these wheels pop up so late? why didn't anyone bring them up earlier? $430 for a carbon clincher, 1600g, good (unknown?) quality, 1600g/set.

Does anyone have anymore info on the rim/spokes brand? how do they compare to DT Comp/Champion spokes? Would these carbon rims be better/worse than something like the BWW Blackset Race rim?
 

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Anyway if you write to [email protected] they give you all information I think, about hubs, spokes and so on... I know that they sell a lot to New Zealand Italy UK France...
 

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skyliner1004 said:
wow why did these wheels pop up so late? why didn't anyone bring them up earlier? $430 for a carbon clincher, 1600g, good (unknown?) quality, 1600g/set.

Does anyone have anymore info on the rim/spokes brand? how do they compare to DT Comp/Champion spokes? Would these carbon rims be better/worse than something like the BWW Blackset Race rim?
They were obviously trying to hold out on you.

The Blackset Race are alloy first, so it is difficult to compare.

I guess if you went with the 20mm carbon clinchers (assuming they are available), they'd probably be lighter than the Blacksets, but I doubt they'd be as durable. With the carbon wheels you can get a deeper profile at a lower weight compared to alloy, but carbon clinchers are relatively new and frankly, I'd be leary of their durability and engineering. Maybe that means I'm missing out on a great deal. I'll take that chance. The tubulars look pretty appealing to me though.
 

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Talking with YishunStefano perhaps I've changed my mind. Probably I'll buy 50mm tubular full carbon. Becouse:
- it's cheaper 400$
- it's lighter 1425g pair
- It's available in 15 days
- And I always wanted to try tubular...
Searching around Chosen hubs should be very good and pics confirm quality production.
 

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Compu1980 said:
Talking with YishunStefano perhaps I've changed my mind. Probably I'll buy 50mm tubular full carbon. Becouse:
- it's cheaper 400$
- it's lighter 1425g pair
- It's available in 15 days
- And I always wanted to try tubular...
Searching around Chosen hubs should be very good and pics confirm quality production.
can you link to the wheels you're getting?
how good are their spokes/rims compared to the name brand mavic/shimano/dt swiss?
 
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