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I posted this in Wheels and Tires as well. But I am a begginner and this are gets way more traffic.

The guy that sold me my bike (and who is a friend) is getting new wheels, and would sell his current ones, DT Swiss XR 4.1 with XT hubs, for $150. Is this a good deal, or should I spend the $$$ to get new wheels (if I did, I drop a lot more coin on some BWW hubs laced to something...) My only worry is that he races and isn't exactly light (I think like 230).
 

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Do you need new wheels? Looking for an extra set? Just looking to upgrade?
My opinion, with most things, ride it until it's worn, not quite worn out, then upgrade/replace.
I'd thrash on the wheels I have until I needed new ones then worry about it... doesn't really answer your question, just an opinion...
 

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Which XT hubs? There are several different generations. (FH-M7xx would be the format for the specific model). You might look on BWW or other retailers and see what something similar would cost new...

Like hidesertbomber says otherwise...
 

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the laserdisc trails that came with my bike, while fine, are heavy. I figure at $150 I can afford to go lighter, and I can use them to replace the no-name rims on my cheapie.
 

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ae111black said:
No Bumping Check the FAQ!!
WOW. Thanks for all the help...
I DID check the FAQ, and didn't see anything. So instead of wasting my time, and yours (though clearly you have way to much), wither post a relevant opinion or GTFO.:rant:
 
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