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    Carbon front, alloy rear for bad roads?

    I got a road race coming up with very bumpy/crappy roads on flats and descents. I've got 58mm carbon tubulars, but I know this race has a history of cracking rear carbon wheels. I've also got a rear wheel with a Major Tom tubular alloy rim. Thinking of running the deep carbon front and the alloy rear. Any drawbacks, besides looking ugly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WeakSister View Post
    I got a road race coming up with very bumpy/crappy roads on flats and descents. I've got 58mm carbon tubulars, but I know this race has a history of cracking rear carbon wheels. I've also got a rear wheel with a Major Tom tubular alloy rim. Thinking of running the deep carbon front and the alloy rear. Any drawbacks, besides looking ugly?
    wow alloy tubular. Old school eg?
    How about running a 25mm rear tire to soften the blow too?

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    Yeah, I got a Conti Comp 25 on the back

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