One time I hear someone said, with satisfaction, that his aero wheels sound awesome. I wonder where does the noise come from, is it because you ride so fast the pushed air makes the noise or is it just noise of carbon fairing vibration?

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    I always thought the horrible sound they make was due to the cavernous empty space inside the things. Of course I might think it was an awesome noise if I owned some :-)
    – andy256
    Apr 15, 2015 at 7:33
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    It comes from his head. If it were the mark of a cheap wheel it would sound annoying. Apr 15, 2015 at 11:46

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Carbon wheels will have a different sound die to handling vibrations differently than aluminum. Has nothing to do with aerodynamics.

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