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Gigantex are very well finished. The brake track is machined differently than all Chinese rims. Nipple washers are highly recommended, tension below 120kgf

From Chinese brands I'd look for new type of rims with graphene/laser finished brake track which improves significantly braking in rain.

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They are UCI approved. That says a lot about them. I have 2 sets of their wheels 60mm and 38mm. They are quality as far as I am concern and make spending $4k for a set of wheels carbon wheels seem so foolish. The prices have increased a bit since I purchased my first set, but they had a 15% sale going on around Christmas. Contact Katrina and see if they have the sale, if not just ask for a discount and see what she says.
Thanks for the tip, I did notice the UCI approved seal so that's reassuring. I'll ask for a discount, can't hurt to ask right?


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Thanks for the tip, I did notice the UCI approved seal so that's reassuring. I'll ask for a discount, can't hurt to ask right?


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Yep, that's what I did and got one.
 

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Looking for advice here, and forgive my laziness. I am looking for a set of training wheels to replace some ENVE 2.2's I have been using. Looking for recommendations as I am not quite sure I am seeing what is out there. Here is my setup.'

1. Tubeless
2. Disc
3. 100x12/142x12 (Allez Sprint)
4. As low profile as possible, like the 2.2's (18.5 Internal Width BTW)

Anyone have any recommendations on a reputable builder?
 

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Not sure if this forum is dead or not, but following up my note from 4 weeks ago, I ordered some yoeleo 30 cm wheels. They are not listed on the website which made me really nervous as I have seen notes about stuff being sent incorrectly. Jasmine sent me a profile image of that rim, and it appears to have the same width dimensions of the other 38's etc. So,... Anyone have a set of the 30's. Mine are in the USA and on the way, so I will be reporting back soon.
 

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I need new set of wheels and for now I'm between this ones:


- Wiggle and their Prime wheels
- Light Bicycle
- Farsports
- Tokyowheel?


Wiggle is great because I never have any problems with their support and they fix all possible problems im record time.
Did anyone of you uze Prime 50 mm wheels and what's imoressions with them?
Light Bicycle is great but unfortunately shipping costs are really high to Europe.
Farsports is cheaper than Ligh Bicycle.
Now I'm not sure about Tokyowheel because I send few emails to them and I never get any answer on any question.
Between this few brands, who have best wheels for money and best control quality?
I'm on limited budget and I'm looking for Novatec and Bitex hubs. What is better choice, Novatec or Bitex?
Kaze wheels from Farsports have new breaking surface but they have only options with higher prices hubs for Kaze (DT Swiss) and that's little problem to me.
Their Kaze is around 850$ with shipping to Europe.
Main problem with all this brands is not their prices, problem is really high shipping costs.
Only Wiggle have free shipping or eventualy 10$ for bulk package.
 

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I need new set of wheels and for now I'm between this ones:


- Wiggle and their Prime wheels
- Light Bicycle
- Farsports
- Tokyowheel?


Wiggle is great because I never have any problems with their support and they fix all possible problems im record time.
Did anyone of you uze Prime 50 mm wheels and what's imoressions with them?
Light Bicycle is great but unfortunately shipping costs are really high to Europe.
Farsports is cheaper than Ligh Bicycle.
Now I'm not sure about Tokyowheel because I send few emails to them and I never get any answer on any question.
Between this few brands, who have best wheels for money and best control quality?
I'm on limited budget and I'm looking for Novatec and Bitex hubs. What is better choice, Novatec or Bitex?
Kaze wheels from Farsports have new breaking surface but they have only options with higher prices hubs for Kaze (DT Swiss) and that's little problem to me.
Their Kaze is around 850$ with shipping to Europe.
Main problem with all this brands is not their prices, problem is really high shipping costs.
Only Wiggle have free shipping or eventualy 10$ for bulk package.
Check out Yoeleo. They are UCI approved.
 

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Yoeleo is over my budget. :(

Ok, after all and after few emails, I know that I don't want Tokyowheel. Big TD on that brand.

Is this one ok wheels:

Tubeless option:

https://www.wheelsfar.com/55-deep-x...ess-wheels-dt350-hub-sapim-cx-ray-spokes.html

665$

Clincher (non tubeless):

https://www.wheelsfar.com/50mm-x-25mm-carbon-clincher-with-dt350s-model-fsc50cm-25u.html

649$

Positive thing is that shipping and all costs is only 50$ to EU.
From that, 50-55mm wheels with DT Swiss 350S hubs, Sapim Cx Ray spokes is under 700$.

Is basalt breaking surface big problem?

I think Light Bicycle have better breaking surface but they have really big shipping costs to EU (over 120$) and with same DT Swiss hubs, Cx Ray hubs their wheels are around 850$ or 150$ more than Farsports.

Is worth Light Bicycle this 150$ and little more over Farsports wheels?
I'm on budget but if Light Bicycle is that better maybe I will buy them.
For costs of Farsports with DT Swiss hubs I can't buy any Light Bicycle wheels (even options with Bitex and Novatec hubs are more expensive because shipping costs is too high and rims have little bigger prices).

For Prime wheels from Wiggle, is their wheels better than Farsports?

Positive thing on Wiggle is their great support (I have really great experience with them) and I know that I can get new wheels if something is wrong with them.
Minus is their hubs (Bitex...that's info from their support) and what is that T700 breaking surface on their Prime wheels?

If you need to decide between Farsports and Prime, what will you choose?

Yoeleo with Novatec hubs is 750€ and that's over my budget...even Light Bicycle is cheaper with same hubs but I think that DT Swiss is maybe better choice?
 

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Yoeleo is over my budget. :(

Ok, after all and after few emails, I know that I don't want Tokyowheel. Big TD on that brand.

Is this one ok wheels:

Tubeless option:

https://www.wheelsfar.com/55-deep-x...ess-wheels-dt350-hub-sapim-cx-ray-spokes.html

665$

Clincher (non tubeless):

https://www.wheelsfar.com/50mm-x-25mm-carbon-clincher-with-dt350s-model-fsc50cm-25u.html

649$

Positive thing is that shipping and all costs is only 50$ to EU.
From that, 50-55mm wheels with DT Swiss 350S hubs, Sapim Cx Ray spokes is under 700$.

Is basalt breaking surface big problem?

I think Light Bicycle have better breaking surface but they have really big shipping costs to EU (over 120$) and with same DT Swiss hubs, Cx Ray hubs their wheels are around 850$ or 150$ more than Farsports.

Is worth Light Bicycle this 150$ and little more over Farsports wheels?
I'm on budget but if Light Bicycle is that better maybe I will buy them.
For costs of Farsports with DT Swiss hubs I can't buy any Light Bicycle wheels (even options with Bitex and Novatec hubs are more expensive because shipping costs is too high and rims have little bigger prices).

For Prime wheels from Wiggle, is their wheels better than Farsports?

Positive thing on Wiggle is their great support (I have really great experience with them) and I know that I can get new wheels if something is wrong with them.
Minus is their hubs (Bitex...that's info from their support) and what is that T700 breaking surface on their Prime wheels?

If you need to decide between Farsports and Prime, what will you choose?

Yoeleo with Novatec hubs is 750€ and that's over my budget...even Light Bicycle is cheaper with same hubs but I think that DT Swiss is maybe better choice?
I can't help with those other wheels as I have no experience with them. I can tell you that Yoeleo has quality wheels and you can rest assure knowing they are UCI approved. Did you check all of their options. They have wheels in the $650 range.

What is your budget?
 

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I don't know anything about Farsports. Never heard of them. But that price sounds too good to be true. DT swiss hubs and Sapin CX Ray spokes for $650! DT350's hubset alone cost $300 And CX rays another $100+ I'd wonder if they're using knock off parts.

I can't help with those other wheels as I have no experience with them. I can tell you that Yoeleo has quality wheels and you can rest assure knowing they are UCI approved. Did you check all of their options. They have wheels in the $650 range.
I've got a set of Yoeleo's, and know a few others that do. They're nice wheels.

These are $675
https://www.yoeleobike.com/road-bike-wheels-sat-c50-road-std.html
 

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I don't know anything about Farsports. Never heard of them. But that price sounds too good to be true. DT swiss hubs and Sapin CX Ray spokes for $650! DT350's hubset alone cost $300 And CX rays another $100+ I'd wonder if they're using knock off parts.

I've got a set of Yoeleo's, and know a few others that do. They're nice wheels.

These are $675
https://www.yoeleobike.com/road-bike-wheels-sat-c50-road-std.html
Now one year and two months with my Yoeleo wheels, I'll certainly buy another set of them if I end up purchasing a new road bike that is spec'd with aluminum wheels. Very happy with my purchase.
 

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When we talking about wheels from China, there is 3-4 main brands:

- LightBicycle
- Farsports
- Yoeleo
- ICAN

Farsports use 100% ok and genuine hubs and their wheels are UCI approved.
It's strange that some people here in thread about wheels from China are not heard about that company because we have only few 100% ok and checked brands with UCI approwed wheels from China.
They are making plenty of wheels for some "handmade in UK" brands and for some brands in US (some brands in US eve leave their boxes for wheels where you can see name "Sandy" of contact at Farsports :) ).
My first choice is LightBicycle, after that Farsports and Yoeleo.
In last few weeks I was seen few Farsports wheels with DT Swiss hubs and some with cheap Novatec hubs and they are really great wheels for that price.
LightBicycle is great but too high shipping costs to Europe.

More info:

https://intheknowcycling.com/best-carbon-wheelset-for-the-money/
https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=156164
https://road.cc/content/forum/260068-gravel-bike-wheels-farsports-275-crater-wheels-review
https://www.uci.org/docs/default-so...f-approved-wheels-eng.pdf?sfvrsn=9f00368f_142

There is even more posts here at forum (my mistake was that I did not use "search" before all this posts).
But, I will buy again Mavic wheels. :)
This time I will take
Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon Exalith because they are now on great discount with price of 868 €.

But again, I will buy LightBicycle if they don't have that high shipping costs to EU.

P.S.

Before few days I was try Prime RR-50 v2 wheels and for that price and with that warranty they are really great buy (hubs are Novatec, Pillar spokes....nothing special buth they are great for that price):

https://www.wiggle.com/prime-rr-50-v2-carbon-clincher-wheelset/

 

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Hi,

Looking to upgrade to a carbon set looking for a depth of bout 50mm.

I found this sets which one would be a good star point.

I’m really interested in the Velobuild the price seem great.

$420 few hub options
VB-RC-50-23/25mm 142x12/135x9 Carbon Cyclocross Wheelset 25mm Width,Road Wheel

$770
https://icancycling.com/products/aero-50-disc-wheels-us

$788
https://www.yoeleobike.com/disc-brake-wheelset-700c-sat-t50-db-sl.html

$788 with DT 350 hubs
https://www.lightbicycle.com/New-Ge...-bicycle-wheels-with-tubeless-compatible.html
 

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I still ride my 2016 Sapim CX-Ray spoked 38mm ICAN rim brake wheels a lot. No problems, no adjustments. Have stayed true and continue to roll quietly. So I would lean towards ICAN wheel sets every time. Like Yoeleo wheels, ICAN is UCI approved. I bought a new set of 40mm U shaped disc wheels for my endurance bike. Same great quality and they definitely look even better than my 38mm set. The ICAN logo on the new wheels are really well done and not too showy. Performance is beyond what I expected with 28c tires and they are as light as advertised. Great company and great products. I can't find any faults with either set. Go with Sapim CX-Ray spokes whenever you can.
 

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I initially tried their Novatec hub and it is still a smooth unit. Have not had to service them. Ordered the second set of ICANs with their standard hub as well since they have proved to be durable and trouble free. Ordering the Sapim CX-Ray aero spokes is worth the extra investment.
 
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