Ritchey WCS Vantage II Alloy 29er Wheelset

1/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $363.00

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Product Description

Aerospace grade alloy rim for superior stiffness, lightweight and impact resistance.
The Vantage II wheel is the successor to the legndary Ritchey Vantage wheels raced to numerous National and World Cup podiums in the 1990's. With a new, wider OCR rim profile and incredibly tough new alloy, the Vantage II is at the front of the field in terms of weight, stiffness and durability.

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Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Doug Frederick a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: April 21, 2014

Strengths:    Look good, rims seem durable.

Weaknesses:    I purchased the wheels new and rode them for 3 months and about 700-800 miles. After about 500 miles the pawls started to miss and by 700-800 miles it was really bad. The local bike shop inspected and contacted Ritchey and Ritchey requested the wheels be sent back to the factory. I have been without them for 6 weeks now. Front skewer not included.

Bottom Line:   
See weaknesses, Disappointed in the lack of quality of the Ritchey components and the fact that they are not including a front skewer. Tubeless ready means they send rim tape and let the consumer install it. Not a big deal but I don't think the weights include rim tape or the missing front skewer. Be aware advertised weights are not accurate.

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Favorite Trail:   Trans North California

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   bicycle dr in IN, WI

Similar Products Used:   Shimano wheels, Easton wheels, American Classic

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