Cyclocross - Rims?
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04-15-11, 11:26 AM
somewhat new to cyclocross, I'm just trying to see what kind of rims are good. I just bought Chris King hubs now I need good rims to lace them to. Thanks
04-15-11, 11:57 AM
How many spokes? Clincher or tubular? How do you intend to use them?
04-15-11, 12:33 PM
32 hole, clincher, touring
04-15-11, 12:37 PM
04-15-11, 12:38 PM
or Salsa Delgado.
04-15-11, 12:52 PM
04-15-11, 01:13 PM
32 hole, clincher, touringVelocity Synergy, O/C rear
There's also a touring forum on this website.
04-15-11, 02:14 PM
04-15-11, 03:05 PM
If they would do a asymmetric A23 it would be my "do it all" wheel. Are you listening Velocity?
04-15-11, 06:13 PM
end of discussion hahaha
04-16-11, 06:29 AM
If they would do a asymmetric A23 it would be my "do it all" wheel. Are you listening Velocity?Fans of off-center drilling should check out the IRD Cadence rims. Eyeletted and 390g. If I'd known about them at the time, I would have chosen them over Aeroheads for my road set. I'm building up a pair for a friend right now, they look good. AFAIK they are same as Kinlin XR-200, except those don't come OC.
04-16-11, 03:38 PM
Wow, they are only $50 a piece! That brings my road wheelset plan down to $260 and under 1361 grams. Thanks Flargle.
04-17-11, 06:46 AM
Wow, they are only $50 a piece!Ah, the other nice thing about them I forgot to mention. That's why I chose them over the new Stan's road rims. (Plus the fact that I don't trust Stan's stuff that has been out for less than a year.)
04-17-11, 10:59 PM
Very nice find, flargle.
Wow, they are only $50 a piece! That brings my road wheelset plan down to $260 and under 1361 grams.
04-18-11, 08:07 AM
Those rims laced to novatec hubs. Depending on your spoke count you can get down to 1321 grams.
04-20-11, 10:29 AM
I recently built up a set of A23s for road and cross. 20/24 count and sapim lasers all around is strong enough for my 130 pounds. The set came out to 1392g. They feel great with road tires and the cornering is amazing. I should also be able to run pretty low pressure with cyclocross tires come cross season.
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