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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 12-26-10, 07:12 PM   #1
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Tubular Aluminum rims ?

I am looking for aluminum tubular rims that have a wider profile (23mm or more) such as the major TOM from Velocity.

http://www.velocityusa.com/default.asp?contentID=756

Anyone know of other rim manufacturers that make similar rims?

Wider, Aluminum and Tubular = Better cornering I hear
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Old 12-26-10, 09:50 PM   #2
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Good Solid Glue job should do, though those may have a wider brake track.
You're only are allowed a 33mm wide tire, by race officials ..
at present, thats only 5mm wider on each side..
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That Major Tom rim looks like a great choice. I'd also look at the time-tested Ambrosio Nemesis. Not quite as wide but an excellent choice for cross.
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Old 12-27-10, 01:08 PM   #4
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Sun Vista Cruiser is another possibility, though I have no experience with them and so can't make a recommendation for or against.
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