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Old July 9th 12, 05:45 PM posted to rec.bicycles.marketplace
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Default FS: Shimano Dura Ace WH-7850-C24-TU Wheelset (NEW IN BOX)

For Sale: Brand New, in original box carbon tubular wheelset... the famous 1254 gram Shimano Dura Ace WH-7850-C24-TU. They stopped marketing these back in 2011 in favor of the increasingly popular deeper profile rims, however you still see tour riders racing these and will continue to do so as they are considered on of the best tubular wheelsets ever produced. Incredible strength to weight ratio and lighter than the C35 or C50 tubular wheelsets. They pop up on eBay from time to time and get snatched up immediately as they are becoming harder and harder to find.

They come with a pair of Shimano wheelbags and Dura Ace skewers, as well as spoke tools, carbon brake pads and manual. More info he
http://bike.shimano.com/publish/cont...e-wh_road.html

Retail is $2199. Asking $1150 for the set, make an offer! Please feel free to email me with any questions. Located in Carlsbad, CA.

Here's some additional info:

The Shimano Dura Ace Carbon Tubular wheelset has 28mm deep carbon fiber front rim and a 24mm offset carbon fiber rear. The front wheel has 16 radial spokes, the rear has 20 cross-two spokes, all straight-pull. The spokes are stainless steel, ion plated, double-butted and bladed. The gauge is 14g/16.5g/14g for the front and non-drive, 14/15/14 for the drive. The spokes are attached to the rims via aluminum nipples at the rim. The nipples are anodized red. The hubs have aluminum shells and axles and run on loose-ball bearings. The quick release skewers have aluminum shafts and parts. The cassette body is titanium and is compatible with 8/9/10 speed Shimano, Shimano-compatible and SRAM cassettes. It is available in 700c only. Shimano offers a three-year warranty with Dura-Ace wheels. Front wheel weight is 527g and rear wheel weight is 727g. Weight is 1257g for the set without quick releases..

Shimano cup- and cone-style bearings allow the owner to strip and re-grease hubs with relative ease
Titanium freehub body is light and durable, and it provides quick engagement
Oversized 7075 axles for exceptional stiffness and buttery-smooth operation
24mm rim depth prevents unexpected crosswinds from blowing you over during your next training ride
Carbon-reinforced spoke holes allow the WH-7850s to comfortably carry heavier riders
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