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On Test: Shimano Dura-Ace WH-7801-SL wheelset, December 27, 2006

Shimano is among the last to still use cup-and-cone bearings, but its insistence on the system is not unwarranted. Cup-and-cone systems are better able to handle lateral loads than radial cartridge bearings, and ceramic bearing upgrades are available for those who want it.
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