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I just picked up this wheelset for a great price. Figured it would be a good way to get some weight off my GT Peace 9r.



has anyone had any experience with this wheelset? I couldn't find any info on it. I figured I would take a chance on them and see what happens, and I'll keep this updated if anything goes wrong :thumbsup:

also, I really want to change over to tubeless, what is the best way to go about that? can I use my current tires, or are special tires needed?

and a picture of the bike with the new rollers.
 

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While you got them, count the clicks of the freehub body and tell us how many points of engagement they have. The front hub looks identical in a picture I've seen of them as my "Wheeltech" front hub which is actually a Novatec hub. So the rear hub is likely a Novatec too which means they're pretty solid, if maybe a wee bit heavy.

As far as tubeless, you have a few options
-Stans rim strip, contact them for the right one but I'm guessing the Plus Four
-Split tube Ghetto Tubeless
-Tape (Gorilla Tape, Stans Yellow, Caffeelatex Tape) method

Stans is probably the easiest though the other two aren't that hard either (look them up on Youtube for instructional videos).
 

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mtnbiker72 said:
While you got them, count the clicks of the freehub body and tell us how many points of engagement they have. The front hub looks identical in a picture I've seen of them as my "Wheeltech" front hub which is actually a Novatec hub. So the rear hub is likely a Novatec too which means they're pretty solid, if maybe a wee bit heavy.

As far as tubeless, you have a few options
-Stans rim strip, contact them for the right one but I'm guessing the Plus Four
-Split tube Ghetto Tubeless
-Tape (Gorilla Tape, Stans Yellow, Caffeelatex Tape) method

Stans is probably the easiest though the other two aren't that hard either (look them up on Youtube for instructional videos).
took them out for a test ride a couple days ago. rode about 30 miles or so, and they roll great. put the bike on the scale, and its just over a pound lighter with the same tubes/tires and cassette. so a pound less rotational weight so far. not too bad IMO. bike still needs to lose a few pounds :p

as for the wheels though, they feel great, maybe a little flexy but not too bad. how do I count the clicks on the freehub, they seem to all click at the same time :p
 

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Sid Nitzerglobin said:
Think he means count the number of clicks in a full rotation of the wheel.
ah, that makes sense now :) just counted 24 clicks in a full rotation. is that good? bad? never really payed attention to that little detail :p
 
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