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    Bontrager Aeolus 5.0 ACC vs. Mavic Cosmic Carbone SL

    Hi,

    Looking for a decent wheel to make me faster next year. Two bike shops, two good choices. the Mavic costs less. 1500$ vs 1600$. Any advice on choosing between these two? Thanks.

    I know there are other choices, but I really want to buy in my hometown.

    btw, I weigh 190.

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    I don't know the wt. difference but I like the Bontragers over the Mavic. Bontrager has an excellent warranty and the wheels are aero but a little heavy. Aero is always more beneficial than wt. unless you only go up hill ALL the time and if you never go over 10mph.

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    Cosmic Carbone SL can be had for around 1000 on ebay or anywhere for that matter. Are they the SLR model? Otherwise your LBS is ripping you off.

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