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HED Ardennes FR Plus Disc Review

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For the 2014/15 Cyclocross season I’m going to ride the HED Ardennes FR Disc Plus.  I’ve been a late adopter to the Disc Cross bike, but so far after 500 miles on this setup I’m really enjoying the disc option. Technical Specs for the Ardennes FR Disc C2 Scandium...

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HED Ardennes Plus

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The HED Ardennes Plus first hit the market a couple months ago with the Ardennes FR Plus.  Now HED is selling all Ardennes Models with a plus option.  Let’s give a quick run down on the major and minor differences between the normal Ardennes and the plus. 1.  Let’s...

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HED Ardennes FR Plus

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HED has come out with a new version of the Ardennes.  The Ardennes FR Plus sports a 25mm rim compared to the 23mm rim on the current wheels.  18/24 spokes, and a 210 weight limit.  This wheelset was designed for performance, tough riding.  Picture dirt road racing, or long...

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Cycling Christmas Gifts – Top 5

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5.  Cycling Computer When I started shopping for the holidays I realized that a Garmin Unit would be a great gift for almost everyone on my list.  Most cyclists…especially the “soul riders” will not spend their own money on a cycling computer, but secretly want to try it.  A...

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HED Vanguish vs. Zipp Firecrest 202

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HED and Zipp have released new carbon wheels for 2013. At The Cycling House Store we are excited to carry the Vanguish starting in January.  I wanted to compare them to Zipp’s new product the Firecrest 202.  Both wheelsets are carbon clinchers. Weight = Vanguish 1543g, 202 1375 Price...

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HED Stinger 5 Disc Cyclocross

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We just shipped a pair of the HED Stinger 5 Disc for a new cyclocross build.  It was my first time checking them out.  What a fantastic high end cyclocross wheel.  The 28mm rim spreads the tire out and gives it great handling.  Also coming out for cyclocross fanatics...

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HED Ardennes LT Tubular – First Impressions

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I finished my first week of riding on the HED Ardennes LT Tubular.  They came highly recommended by our rep at HED.  He said the HED Staff uses the LT and SL tubular versions for cyclocross. Setup:   *HED Ardennes LT Tubular Standard Build *Shimano 105 12/28 Cassette *Specialized...

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HED Stinger vs HED Jet

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HED has two deep aero wheels.  The Jets and the Stingers. The Jets use the famous HED C2 23mm rim that is used in the Ardennes.  A carbon fairing is laid over the top of the C2 rim to provide the aero advantage.  The Jets are all clinchers and...

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HED Jet Disc vs. Jet Disc FR

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I had a customer ask me the other day what the difference was an I couldn’t really tell him.  If you look at the pictures they are pretty much identical.  Let’s first address the things we all understand.  The HED Jet FR Disc is $300 more and weighs 80...

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HED H3 vs H3D

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You’ve made it this far by choosing the H3.  Your about to pull the trigger and you notice this H3D thing?  What’s the difference?  Why is it more expensive?  That must mean it’s faster right? The H3 front is faster in crosswinds, some head winds, and is a better all around...

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