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 Post subject: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:49 am 
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From what I ahve seen these are the top 2 from china. I like to know who is better. I have seen more post for farsports but its mixed reviews. Im looking to buy a wheelset from china but considering a used set of boyd for the similar price. Please advice


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:40 am 
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Thanks Dingleberry!
After smooth communication with Carolin at LB, I'm getting ready to order a 28h set for tubeless and disc brakes. Since I want to use my own dt swiss front hub and have the build checked by a local builder, they will send me only the rear built, with the front as parts. Nipples, spokes with length of my choosing, very forthcoming. That will have f/r looking in sync ;)

One question I haven't seen answered yet: Are the regular tubeless valves long enough to use without extenders? I only know the superstar long valves being longer than 45mm


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:12 pm 
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The Stans valves won't be long enough. I would probably just cut the valves out of some old 60mm-valve tubes. (I am not familiar with Superstar;I will have a look.). 60mm is definitely long enough on these rims, though. (I wouldn't go much shorter unless you are ok with only using a thread-on pump -- like Lezyne.)


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Stans have removable valve cores, you can just add an extender. Also, Orange Seal makes 60mm valves that would work.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:32 pm 
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The Orange Seal option looks good!

Just remember that if you use extenders you want threaded extenders so you can add locknut. Stans sells such extenders; they will just make for an overly long solution when paired with stans valve stems (for these rims).


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:40 pm 
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I went with American Classic valves, mostly for the little curved washer things, and Stans extenders.

http://www.amclassic.com/en/products/components/tubeless-valves

http://www.notubes.com/Pair-of-40mm-Threaded-Valve-Extenders-P611.aspx

Seems to work/look fine to me!


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:46 am 
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i'm in the same situation and have been doing quite a bit of reading. As of right now, im stuck on far sports CC 50mm U shaped wheel w/ Ud hubs (cermaic) - they'll be around $700 shipped to my door step. I am finding carbon tubulars for about $700-$800, but with quite a bit of use on them. I feel that something new w/ at least 1 yr warranty would put me over the edge rather than taking a gamble w/ someone else's used carbons. my .2 cents


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:48 am 
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also, it seems that far sports has more options regarding hubs, and they use CX-rays on there builds.


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:34 pm 
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I have not seen many posts about yoeleo. But I have not been following the massive chinese carbon wheel thread on rbr, maybe they are the new hotness there.

Farsports has had a reasonably good reputation here.

The warranty is good but the company is in china. So there'll be some shipping and time involved if you need to make a claim.


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:06 pm 
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ya, from what i've read, they'll usually just ship out a replacement if u have any issues.


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:48 am 
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on their website New 50mm FSC50-TM weight in at 1160g. Is this real or a mistake on their website?


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:34 am 
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They had a v shaped 50mm pair with 1150g weight. With sub 350g rims that's certainly possible.


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 Post subject: Re: farsports vs yoeleo
PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:54 pm 
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Farsports is established and Yolo does YouTube videos


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:37 pm 
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Hi Guys , Im new to the site.

Basically I am looking some wheels for my giant tcr, I will be using it for racing. I have looked at loads of posts regarding the ebay carbon clinchers , but there's a lot of information to take in .

Can anybody tell me , bottom line , what is the best budget 50mm carbon clincher wheel set out there?

Thanks


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:50 pm 
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and as a beginner...are you looking at 50mm for looks? because you can get some nice wheels for less weight with less profile.

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