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Carbon Wheels and any Problems?

Old 07-15-13, 01:21 AM
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Carbon Wheels and any Problems?

Just like to ask about those Carbon Wheels that people use that are so amazing. I would like to know of any problems that people face with them now?
Or anything to consider before buying these amazing looking things.
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Most people who have bought carbon wheels find that they assplode underneath them. I've died twice as a result.
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Are you considering tubular or clinchers ?

One thing to consider is that large section rims are harder to handle in windy conditions

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What do you want them for?

I use mine to go ungodly fast. But, I was already ungodly fast. So now I'm ungodly faster...er.

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Originally Posted by pdedes
What do you want them for?

I use mine to go ungodly fast. But, I was already ungodly fast. So now I'm ungodly faster...er.
OP clearly wants to be amazing.

I'm only amazing when I race. I'm a schlub on aluminum rims the rest of the time.
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I find, that when you dial it up to 400w, there is definitely a risk of asplosion. But if you keep it under 400w and obviously, keep the wheels out of the sun, you should be OK
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Don't hit your brakes.
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Originally Posted by dnuzzomueller
Don't hit your brakes.
And don't even bother if wet. ; = )
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Originally Posted by Andy Somnifac
Most people who have bought carbon wheels find that they assplode underneath them. I've died twice as a result.
The important question is, are you still using them?
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug
The important question is, are you still using them?


I got better.

So yes. I'm still waiting on death #3 .
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