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What is reasonably priced to you?

I can suggest you contact Reon Smal @ Sportopia Cycles, Briar str Salt River. (o seven one 6060426)

He stocks the "SALT" carbon wheels, and they are decently priced, carry a good warranty and is very good value for money.

I am running a set on the 38/50mm combo, and so far I am very happy with them.

 

http://vsibikes.com/product/salt-carbon-50mm-38mm-wheelset-4/

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I've seen complaints on the hub about these being very flexible. Perhaps do a search.

 

From my understanding, these are generic Chinese wheels that have been packaged and branded with Dark Horse.

 

A lot of people have been happy with them too.

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What is reasonably priced to you?

I can suggest you contact Reon Smal @ Sportopia Cycles, Briar str Salt River. (o seven one 6060426)

He stocks the "SALT" carbon wheels, and they are decently priced, carry a good warranty and is very good value for money.

I am running a set on the 38/50mm combo, and so far I am very happy with them.

 

http://vsibikes.com/product/salt-carbon-50mm-38mm-wheelset-4/

Thanks.

Reasonably priced would mean I'm not prepared to pay 40/50k for a set of Zipps/Enve etc. The Darkhorse are 15k so that's kinda my target

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I've seen complaints on the hub about these being very flexible. Perhaps do a search.

 

From my understanding, these are generic Chinese wheels that have been packaged and branded with Dark Horse.

 

A lot of people have been happy with them too.

Yes, they are Chinese (aren't they all!) rims built up here in Cape Town. They are also tubeless which is a definite requirement.
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Thanks.

Reasonably priced would mean I'm not prepared to pay 40/50k for a set of Zipps/Enve etc. The Darkhorse are 15k so that's kinda my target

 

 The Salts are also tubeless ready wheels, and only slightly more expensive than the Darkhorse wheels.

Go and have a look at the Salt's, you just might be surprised.

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I have a set of dark horse wheels. Absolute rubbish!

 

I was looking to upgrade the wheels on my bike and didn`t see need to spend that extra on the more well known brands, as I just race my friends around town and had a budget that didn`t suit those price carbon wheels. Thinking of it now, I would have been better of spending that extra money. 

 

 I`ve already had to buy a new rear rim (the new rim looks different to the front one, so they obviously had a problem) the spokes brake from time to time witch is very annoying! (and I am not heavy around 68kg). Unfortunately I`m in to deep already with these wheels and I am now married to them. And I can`t sh!# for them second hand. And as always there is the fine print that you never read.... so dark horse didn`t want do do a warranty. 

And yes, they do flex a lot....

 

The saying goes, you get what you pay for....

 

You be better of buying something ells. 

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i'll keep mentioning these guys...

https://icancycling.com/collections/aero-series-wheelset/products/aero-50-wheelset#

 

I ordered my 2nd set of wheels from them last week Wednesday, it shipped on Friday and arrived JHB on Sunday. Cleared customs today and should have them tomorrow.

 

+/- R11600 including shipping with RPX

Then R360 for clearing with Linex and vat of +/- R1300. You can save abit on vat if you speak to Ican :whistling: :whistling:

 

Have done around 6000km on my first set with no issues at all.

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