Shimano Deore Disc Wheelset

4/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 1120 grams MSRP : $64.98


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Product Description

If you need a basic, yet durable wheelset in orderTo makeThe jumpTo disc brakes,This could beThe wheelset for you.Shimano Deore disc-ready hubs are laced with 32 stainless steel spokesTo Sun DS-2 disc specific rims. 3-cross pattern with brass nipples offers outstanding strength. Quick release skewers are included. Please note:This wheelset cannot be used with rim brakes. Deore Disc hubs accept any International Standard (IS) 6 bolt disc rotor. Does NOT include rimTape


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Philip Whitford a Weekend Warrior from Phoenix

Date Reviewed: January 14, 2008

Strengths:    They're strong as hell, Inexpensive, Light enough, great value.

Weaknesses:    For $100 they have no weaknesses...

Bottom Line:   
You can't beat these for $100! I have abused the hell out of them and they're still true! I have hit some nasty rocks here in Phoenix thinking they're gonna give and they never do!

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Favorite Trail:   Hawes

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Jenson

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager, Mavic

Bike Setup:   Trek 7000 XT, XTR, Easton carbon bars, Manitou Black Sport fork

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Barry Leigh a Weekend Warrior from South Orange, NJ

Date Reviewed: December 14, 2007

Strengths:    Feels firm and well constructed

Weaknesses:    Only 32 spokes. Don't care for the black/silver color scheme, but I pefer that over all black.

Bottom Line:   
Shimano Deore wheel [and hub] with Rhyno rim. Nice wheel. LBS agreed to sell only the front disc wheel to me because I had already purchased a new rear wheel from another shop. Mistake on my part was to buy the rear wheel at REI before checking with a good LBS. REI had the only 36-spoke brass nipple (DT Swiss)wheels I could find. The Deore/Sun Rhynos are 32-spoke, which allegedly won't make a difference if the front wheel is well built and strong. But bike expert Sheldonbrown.com says the more spokes the better and that manufacturers are forgoing those 4 extra spokes only to save costs.

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Favorite Trail:   commuting

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Stock wheelset that were of poor quality

Bike Setup:   Full suspension with Rock Shox Dart 2, SRAM 7-speed. Avid Single Digit 7 V-brake with Speed Dial 7 levers.

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