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Old 11-06-08, 03:01 PM   #1
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Confused on what length of valve extension I need!

Just got my set of Flit carbon wheels and they are 50mm deep aero.

I see that extensions come in many different lengths. Suggestions?
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Old 11-06-08, 03:24 PM   #2
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The depth of the rim from the outside edge to the base of the valve is about 10 mm. You will want a bit more than that sticking out from the inside of your rim, so get ones with 55-65 mm valves.
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