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Here’s the lowdown. You can get those entry-level carbon hoops, but these alloy ones from Easton will outperform most of them for about the same price or less. Coming in at 1,537 grams and $900 for the set, the EA90 SL Disc wheelset has one of the best price-to-performance ratios out there. And the quick-engaging Easton Vault Centerlock hubs will almost certainly be miles ahead of anything else you can find in this price range. A 19.5mm internal rim width provides more support to run higher volume tubeless tires to get even more comfort and speed out of your ride. Plus, these 27mm-deep wheels have a beautiful dark finish that gives them the look of wheels costing far beyond this price range.
$900/set; 1,537g; eastoncycling.com