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Recently I read from some websites, it sells taiwanese carbon wheelset, How is the quality of the carbon rim, spokes and hub from those wheelset made in taiwan ? I didn't see any brand name, so it's blank name,

Spesification :
Size :700C full carbon wheels 20mm deep in clincher
type : road bicycle wheelset
material : 100% carbon fiber
finish: 3k clear coating finish
cassete body: shimano 8/9/10 speed or campagnolo 10/11 speed.
Hub : Novatec hub A271SB/F372SB,sealed bearings,front 2,rear 4 (black/red/white colors are available)
Nipple: aluminium (black/red/silver colors are available)
Spoke : mac aero 494 spoke from cnspoke from taiwan(black)
hole :Front 20H Rear 24H, special hole also can be ordered
weight: 1430g +/- 30g each pair
including Skewers and brake pads

Thanks

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    Could you be more specific? There are a lot of wheel manufacturers in Taiwan, and there is not one uniform quality between them all.
    – prototoast
    Feb 27, 2012 at 16:51

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If it is an unbranded wheel from Taiwan, it is one of 2 things:

  • A quality wheel from a reputable brand being sold grey market.

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  • A quick and dirty design Made up so that somebody can make a fast buck on th Internet.

Given the quality of the hubs and spokes referenced, in this case, it is the second option.

I wouldn't buy those wheels. You will likely regret the purchase.

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