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    Pro Lite Gavia Carbon Clinchers - Do you have them?

    I've been looking for a good carbon clincher, with a reliable braking surface, not too heavy weight that won't brake the bank. So far, I haven't come up with a lot that I can buy new (need to keep it in the $700 range. I came across a nice deal for Pro Lite Gavia 38mm carbon clinchers tonight (looking at 38mm range as I'd like to stay away from cross winds and want to keep weight down for the limited climbing that I do).

    They are nice looking wheels and seem to have a reliable braking surface, perhaps amongst the best I've read about, and come in at about 1684g. Just wondering if anyone has had experience riding them. I can't find many, actually any reviews on the 38's online. Thanks if you can help.

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    For $700 you could get lighter aluminum rim wheels that are nearly as aero- 38mm deep rims aren't very aero. I'd recommend white ind hubs and kinlin xr270 or xr300 rims.

    And you would not have the braking problems that come with carbon clinchers.

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    Thank you. I am aware of my other options. That wasn't really the question. My question really is, has anyone tried the Pro Lite Gavia 38 mm carbon clincher wheels and if so, what do you think of them.

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    I don't have the Galvia but I have the AL Stelvio 31mm deep and love them. They came in at 1670g with rim tape. I've had them for well over a year and are still true.

    Not bad for $250.

    I'd look at Boyd's or Williams for not that much more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiceKilla View Post
    I don't have the Galvia but I have the AL Stelvio 31mm deep and love them. They came in at 1670g with rim tape. I've had them for well over a year and are still true.

    Not bad for $250.

    I'd look at Boyd's or Williams for not that much more.

    Boyds and Williams are much more than 250

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    Quote Originally Posted by penn_rider View Post
    Boyds and Williams are much more than 250
    I meant his price range of $700 for a carbon clincher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiceKilla View Post
    I meant his price range of $700 for a carbon clincher.
    They are much more than 700.. 1050 for the Boyds and 999 for the Williams.

    300 + gets you lots of other goodies like 2 sets of fab tires or a new kit.

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    I have a set of these wheels and found them to be really great, they pick up a littel bit of cross wind but nothing to be concerned about. Absolutly love them.

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