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+30 mm. Aluminum Rim?

Old 03-16-09, 10:52 PM
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Easton EA 90 wheelset front wheel 28mm rear 31mm 1550g advertised weight.
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Old 03-17-09, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by arexjay View Post
Long story short, I'm looking for a new set of rims.

Criteria:
- more than 30 mm. section (no RR1.2s, CXP 33s, or IRD/Niobium Aeros, plz)
- aluminum (don't think I can justify carbon rims until I upgrade to the 3s)

Can you buy just rims like this? The hubs and spokes are fine (other than a couple), so I'd rather not buy a whole new wheelset. Thanks!
The 30mm Kinlin should be on your list. Honestly, the aero difference between this rim and something like an AC 420 has to be next to nothing. You're talking about a couple mm.

The Velocity rim is interesting, but at 750grams it's a tank. I'm not a WW, but geeez.

It's up to you, but I think there are some reasonable options without going to carbon.
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