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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:39 am 
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@btompkins0112: according to the yellow pad listed on the website.. it looks like those are swiss-stop.. isn't that the same as black prince?

http://farsports.cn/product/pcat_list.php


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:06 am 
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SwissStop Black Prince > Reynolds Blue > SwissStop Yellow

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:26 am 
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Got it.. thanks.. now just waiting for kyle to reply


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:32 am 
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Btw.. did everyone have to pay a PayPal fee on top of the $75 shipping?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:55 pm 
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Yes!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:53 pm 
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prendrefeu wrote:
SwissStop Black Prince > Reynolds Blue > SwissStop Yellow


+1...have used the Black Prince for 700 miles and no issues...but these are my first carbon clinchers so can't really make comparisons except based on research reading

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:42 am 
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quick questions on veloplugs... are these the right ones to get? 8mm?

http://www.amazon.com/Velocity-Veloplug ... B001GSQUIQ


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:07 am 
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yes, i've used these veloplugs in my rims too.


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Red veloplugs

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:10 pm 
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got my U shaped "cyclecross" 38mm clinchers today. Took 32 days to receive from payment and I had to pay $22.25 duties to NYC. Anyway, the box was in excellent shape, and the wheels looked great. I'll post a report as well as pics when I get a ride in.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:11 pm 
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and BTW the holes are SUPER tight so I took my time with the red veloplugs!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:24 pm 
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^^ steve.. post up some pics...


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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 12:00 am 
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^still haven't gotten a chance to ride them, but here are pics and more info.

(1330grams) 38mm deep 23mm wide carbon clinchers (3K Matte, basalt brake surface)
20/24 Sapim Spokes, red nipples, Shim 10sp, Titanium skewers & SwissStop yellow pads.

packaged well.
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exactly 1330 grams as advertised
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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 12:05 am 
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The tire (23mm) lines up almost perfectly with the wheel, & installation was pretty much the same as any of my old wheels. I heard these were hard to get on, but it could have been made easier with the width?


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looks sooo sexy. are these the new aero version or the V version?


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