Old 12-05-21, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Snowflake6 View Post
No rim strips on my Zonda's either, and nothing at the valve hole. No issues for two years of riding, well in excess of 8000km. Love my Zondas, although the manual said rider weight limit was somewhere around 170lb... I just managed to squeak under 175 this year, but i'm not telling my rims that.

The bigger question in my mind is, why aren't these wheels good for going tubeless? Campagnolo says no, but their construction seems to suggest they'd be fine... The only hole is the valve stem, wouldn't a TL tire seal really well if you installed a TL valve?
The manual says 240lb max, but that riders 180+ should be more vigilant and inspect the wheels more frequently. FWIW Iím ~185 and ride 25mm tires @~90 psi. ~10k miles in and no issues
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