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2 questions for you good folks...
1. Has anyone had any experiences with Sage Cycles?
They've got the 07 Mavic Crossrides for $170 in black and $150 in silver.
I had found a set of like-new on craigslist, but haven't heard back from the seller now for almost a week.

2. Does anyone know of a better deal for a modest disc wheelset?
I'm doing a rebuild on my wife's FSR and intend to go with disc wheels. She's only an occassional off-road rider and isn't the thrashing type. I was initially thinking of just picking up one of the factory-built XT hubbed sets from Jenson or PricePoint, then decided on the Velocity VXCs for $165 after more research, but haven't pulled the trigger yet on anything.
The Crossrides caught my eye while craigslist surfing, and seem to be at least worth considering...
 

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Sage Cycles is great!

I have placed a few separate orders through them, and zero problems. Lots of hard-to-find stuff also available on the "special order" page, and usually at a decent price. No problems with shipping and service. Factoring in the free shipping, 15% discount, and no taxes and the prices can be great. Rick has even shipped to a third party (my brother in California) for me without any trouble. Never had to return anything yet (and generally never bother anyway), so can't comment on returns. But bottom line: good service, good prices, zero problems.

I think the Crossrides look interesting, probably pretty good for the price. At similar price I bought black Mavic 717's on XT 6-bolt disc hubs and those have been great for an everyday/trainer wheelset that only weighs 1870g. That's probably lighter than a lot of wheels on "race" bikes from some companies, but I have Stan's Olympics on Kings for racing....
 

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Thanks for the feedback folks. I appreciate it.

Any thoughts on the Velocity product?
I've used their rims, and think very, very highly of them. And got a great review on their hubs from a big-time wheelbuilder who sells tons of mid to high-end stuff.
 
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