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What would you do?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Mortiroloboy, 21 Jan 2008.

  1. Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Soon it will be my birthday, Mrs Mortiroloboy keeps asking me what I would like, I have told her to give me some readies and if any other family members ask her what I'd lke to tell them the same. Then I can do some upgrading!

    My dilemma... Your assistance if you would. <ahem> Now, do I buy a Campy Mirage Groupset, currently on sale at Probikekit and fit it to my winter hack, currently running a mixture of Shim*no 2200 and truvativ, which will mean changing the freehub on my virtually new Aksiums, I could then swap the
    R7's off my Wilier (short term) and look for better wheels come the Spring/Summer.

    Or do I buy some better wheels for my Wilier to replace the Fulcrum R7's
    (Wilier is all Campy G/S) and keep the basic, (but it works) mixture of Shim*no/truvativ which is currently on my winter bike.

    Your thoughts most welcome.:tongue:
     
  2. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Go get a Dura Ace Group set for the W; and an Ultegra one for the WH. Then get a set of properly built Open Pros on your shiny new DA hubs.

    Or option two as you described.

    Hope that helps (Smiley thing - I'm in quick reply)
     
  3. OP
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    Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Er, no, not really (so am I!)
     
  4. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

    Location:
    Over the Hill

    Yep that has my vote. And here's a smiley thing :smile: :biggrin: :tongue:
     
  5. OP
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    Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Sorry to seem ungrateful, but that's not really helping me, I can expect £100 from the Mrs, maybe, maybe, just maybe about the same combined from the rest of the family, plus the £140 I have 'hidden' away, so possibly a total of £340, so New wheels for the Wilier or an upgrade G/S for the SCR4?
     
  6. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    As I said (but yu didn't read!)

    Option two - new wheels for the Wilier
     
  7. papercorn2000

    papercorn2000 Senior Member

    Blow the lot on drugs...
     
  8. ...gets those free at the nick...:smile::biggrin:
     
  9. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    He's inside?

    And they let him ride a bike?

    It's namby-pamby dogooding wishy-washy liberal political correctness gone mad!
     
  10. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Go for the best wheels and tyres you can. No question.

    Are Michelin PR3's out yet?
     
  11. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Go for the wheels get's my vote as well. What this talk of Campy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  12. OP
    OP
    Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Ooops sorry, missed that, I was tired:blush:

    :wacko: Tee hee, we have to get those destroyed, tut tut!

    Cheers for that FF, as ever the voice of reason;)

    Er, Campagnolo, but you knew that really.:tongue:
     
  13. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent
    New Wheels and tyres, Nothing feels better than better wheels
     
  14. OP
    OP
    Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member

    Parkers have got Campag Zondas @ £250 and Neutrons @ £325 a pair, so just remains to be seen how much wonga I get given, as to which pair I can afford to get, I have to say that the Neutrons do look very nice, both spec wise and visually too.