Classic & Vintage - Wolber rims
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01-13-08, 12:32 PM
So I found a pair of Wolber Profil 20 rims on ebay and I was thinking of using them to build up a set of wheels for a track bike I'm working on. I tried to do some research on these specific rims and came up with little. I was wondering if you guys had any thoughts.
01-13-08, 01:20 PM
Dude, good so see you at classic and vintage. I don't see why you shouldn't use those rims, they are very nice, my only concern is they do not have eyelets which means you will need washers. Now these are a semi aero rim which might mean they use special proprietary curved washers.
01-13-08, 02:24 PM
Heh, good to see you here too, not surprising though. Are washers for these rims hard to find? Any clue on cost?
01-13-08, 02:43 PM
Thing is I don't actually know. I have had aero tubulars of that era with special washers so that was sort of a warning. Perhaps these would be ideal? http://cgi.ebay.com/Tubular-rim-nipple-seat-WASHERS-fits-nisi-mavic-ava-NOS_W0QQitemZ360012984366QQihZ023QQcategoryZ56197QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Also I have a wolber profile 20 (an there's one upstairs at bike doc. broadway)... I don't recall there being washers in the one I have. I'll go check it later today and report back.
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