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How much do your wheels weigh ?

Old 01-24-09, 12:58 PM
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How much do your wheels weigh ?

It's easy to find what a wheel itself weighs but you need tires, tubes rim tape & skewers to ride them.

Has anyone weighed their wheels set up as they ride them. Here are my two wheel sets and their actual weights with everything except a cassette.

Dura-Ace/ Open Pro 28/32 Vittoria Rubino pro 700-23 tires 2564g for the pair

Bontrager Classics 32/32 Vittoria Rubino 700-25 tires 2960g for the pair
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Mavic Open Pro with Ultegra Hubs. 28 radial front/32 3x rear. DT Comp. Spokes. Ultegra Skewers.
Michelin Krylion Carbon 700 x 23c tires
Specialized Long Valve Tubes 700 x 18/25
Velox Cloth Rim Tape
Ultegra 12-25 Cassette

~2750g
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no idea on the front

rear is ~830g w/out cassette.
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Originally Posted by Jynx View Post
Mavic Open Pro with Ultegra Hubs. 28 radial front/32 3x rear. DT Comp. Spokes
Michelin Krylion Carbon 700x 23c tires
Specialized Long Valve Tubes
Velox Cloth Rim Tape
Ultegra 12-25 Cassette

~2750g
I think we should include the cassette for this comparison, that's much easier for everybody.
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don't know, don't care. much.
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I'm too friggin lazy to do this.
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The current wheelsets:

1687 grams:

Mavic Open Pro Silver/2005 Campagnolo Record/DT Competition 14/15 Ga./DT Alloy front and NDS, DT Brass DS.
Laced 28 spoke, 2x front/32 spoke, 3x DS, 2x NDS rear.
Tune AC 14/15 quick releases.
Built by Park Ave. Bike Shop in November of 2005 with DT Champion spokes laced 28 spoke, radial front/32 spoke, 2x rear for the 2004 Bianchi XL EV3 Aluminum frameset I purchased in October of 2005. Rebuilt by me in December of 2007 with DT Competition spokes, new nipples and revised lacing.

1674 grams:

Ambrosio Excellence/2006 Campagnolo Record/DT Competition 14/15 Ga./DT Brass all around.
Laced 28 spoke, 2x front/32 spoke 3x DS, 2x NDS rear.
2006 Campagnolo Record quick releases.
Built by me in March of 2008.

1318 grams:

Ambrosio F20 Crono/Tune Mig 70/Mag 190 Pink/Sapim CX-Ray Silver/DT Alloy.
Laced 28 spoke, radial front/32 spoke 3x DS, 2x NDS rear.
Tune AC 14/15 quick releases.
Built by me in May of 2008.

~1650 grams:

Mavic Open Pro Silver/2002 Shimano Dura-Ace 7700/DT Competition 14/15 Ga./DT Alloy front and NDS, DT Brass DS.
Laced 32 spoke, 2x front/32 spoke, 3x rear.
Shimano Dura-Ace 7700 quick releases.
Built by me in June of 2008 for the 2000 Coppi Aluminum Team Polti Replica project I started during the Summer of 2008.

1471 grams:

KinLin Niobium 27/White Industries H1/DT Revolution/DT Alloy front and NDS, DT Brass DS.
Laced 20 spoke, radial front/24 spoke, 2x DS, radial NDS rear.
KCNC quick releases.
Built by me in July of 2008.

876 grams:

2007 Reynolds KOM/Tune Mig 45/Mag 150 Black/DT Aerolite Black/DT Alloy all around.
Laced 20 spoke, radial front/24 spoke, 2x DS, radial NDS rear.
Tune Skyline bolt-on skewers.
Built by me in September of 2008.

I'll get wheel system weights tomorrow or something.
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Originally Posted by BananaTugger View Post
The current wheelsets that i've googled:
corrected.
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corrected.
Wrong. Again.
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Originally Posted by BananaTugger View Post
Wrong. Again.
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Wrong. Again.
pics or it didn't happen.
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u mad
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pics or it didn't happen.
And?
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They weight a lot and have a lot of spokes. I don't give a rats bum about grams. I ride bad roads and demand long service low.

Bladed, low spoke count wheels blow...Lose one spoke and the ride is over. Screw that. I'll take a heavy 36 cross three tied and soldered.
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And?
Touché
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Originally Posted by embankmentlb View Post
It's easy to find what a wheel itself weighs but you need tires, tubes rim tape & skewers to ride them.

Has anyone weighed their wheels set up as they ride them. Here are my two wheel sets and their actual weights with everything except a cassette.

Dura-Ace/ Open Pro 28/32 Vittoria Rubino pro 700-23 tires 2564g for the pair

Bontrager Classics 32/32 Vittoria Rubino 700-25 tires 2960g for the pair
Set#1
American Classic 420 Wheelset w/skew
Michelin Pro 3
Michelin Ultra Light Road Long Presta
Total 2049.1g pair
With with Shimano Ultegra CS-6600 12-23
Total 2266.1g pair

Set#2
Richey DS Comp Wheelset w/skew
Michelin Pro 3
Michelin Ultra Light Road Long Presta
Total 2498.5g pair
With with Shimano Ultegra CS-6600 12-23
Total 2715.5g pair
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Williams 38c wheels, Continental GP4000 700 x 23c clinchers, 11-25 D.A. 7800 cassette, Williams carbon skewers: total weight 2607 grams

Racing:

Zipp 404 wheels, Continental Sprinter tubulars, 11-23 D.A. 7800 cassette, Zipp alloy skewers:
total weight 2098 grams
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Interestingly enough, the Williams 38c's weigh less than the Open Pro set-up above, but part of that is the D.A. Cassette weight savings.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
I'm too friggin lazy to do this.
My thoughts exactly.

Kinda interesting though.
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My thoughts exactly.

Kinda interesting though.
I overcame my laziness. I do it for BF.
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I should be amazed at how many people didn't even read the OP and are posting weights without tires/tubes, but I'm not.
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Reynolds DV46 w/tubular tires & KCNC skewers = 1865g
Mavic R-SYS w/Michelin Krylion tires & mavic ti skewers = 2040g
Mavic Ksyrium ES w/Michelin Krylion tires & mavic skewers = 2238g
Roval Fusee SL w/Monodo S-Works tires & Roval skewers = 2272g

+ 1090 11-23 cassette = +155g
+ 1090 11-26 cassette = +167g
+ 1070 11-26 cassette = +222g
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just go on the weight weenies site !!!
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Originally Posted by BananaTugger View Post
I'll get wheel system weights tomorrow or something.
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I should be amazed at how many people didn't even read the OP and are posting weights without tires/tubes, but I'm not.
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Originally Posted by BananaTugger View Post
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So you answered a question that was never asked because you didn't have the answer to the question that was. Got it.
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