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 Post subject: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:46 pm 
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Hi folks,

First post on this forum, I'm looking for some really light jockey wheels, I've seen some Aerozine ones at 11.6g a pair, cant find anything much light around, is there anything.

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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:19 am 
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I bought myself some roth shek (google it). Around 7-8 gms for the pair. You also have fibrelyte that makes the same thing. Also, check out AFCbike.com's delrin jockey wheels :)


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:20 pm 
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They look good too, gone for the Aerozine ones though, mainly as the colours match other bits + they are a bit cheaper. Might try the one of the other ones on a different bike


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:31 pm 
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For those using carbon pulleys what is the life span of those compared to aluminum?


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:50 pm 
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carbon on mtb is not the best way

i think aluminum is better and is cheaper and looks nice.

http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320763499783&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:54 am 
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^^^ good find on those 8) - price:weight is pretty good even though the asymmetrical design makes them look a bit weird. :?

and Bolzen = bolts..... which on SRAM X0 are alloy anyway


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:56 pm 
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I use the Mt Zoom ultralight ones, they've outlasted all the others I've tried - I had some carbon ones which lasted about 6 weeks. There's a bit of wear on the anodising after 8 months, which I can live with!


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2012 6:42 pm 
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I've been using these through the winter, http://www.cyclomonster.com/cart/drive- ... yrKdlw9UR0.

still working nicely, cheap as chips too.


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:35 pm 
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zzeuzz wrote:
carbon on mtb is not the best way

i think aluminum is better and is cheaper and looks nice.

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Has anyone got a pair of these jockey wheels and measured thickness across the bolt hole?

like this:
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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:24 pm 
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This component must be a little harder not so lighter, the KCNC's or similar is not durable, get SRAM/Shimano better


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:02 am 
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XTR jockeys are quite light and very durable.


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:51 pm 
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Martin.F wrote:
I bought myself some roth shek (google it). Around 7-8 gms for the pair. You also have fibrelyte that makes the same thing. Also, check out AFCbike.com's delrin jockey wheels :)


How do they hold up in MTB riding?

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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:39 pm 
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davej35 wrote:
XTR jockeys are quite light and very durable.


They haven't lasted very long on my bike. The lower one definately doesn't spin very well any more.

Has anyone tried the KCNC ones?

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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:49 pm 
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I've been using my KCNC's for years.
They perform well, and are quite light.
When there is a sound or creak coming from them i open them up, clean and re-grease them.


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 Post subject: Re: jockey wheels
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:21 am 
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is there a real weight reduction compared with shimano jockey wheels? how many grams?

shimano jockey wheels always lasted more than alu jockey wheels. it was like that in 1996, i don't think it has changed.

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