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Velocity Aileron Rims for Disc Brake Wheels

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Old 02-15-18, 10:01 AM
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Velocity Aileron Rims for Disc Brake Wheels

Anyone out there using the Velocity 700c Aileron Rims? I have Velocity Dyad Rims on my Americano Rohloff touring rig, but thought lighter, more aerodynamic wheels might ride better on my Litespeed Cherohala SE randonneuse/gravel bike. I will be using 28-35 mm tires, prefer 32 spoke count, and run in the neighborhood of 200 lb.
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I think you should be getting carbon rims for that bike.
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Anyone out there using the Velocity 700c Aileron Rims? I have Velocity Dyad Rims on my Americano Rohloff touring rig, but thought lighter, more aerodynamic wheels might ride better on my Litespeed Cherohala SE randonneuse/gravel bike. I will be using 28-35 mm tires, prefer 32 spoke count, and run in the neighborhood of 200 lb.
Carbon would be my third choice, of course, after beryllium.
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I haven't used those rims. I do like the Aerohead and Aerohead OC rims.

However, for your use, also consider the A23 and A23 OC rims.

Disc? The A23 and A23 OC are also available in NMSW form.

I am a bit surprised that Velocity doesn't weld their rims like most other manufacturers do.
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welding really doesn't matter on a disc wheel.
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