HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Rebuilding 50mm tubulars
PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:07 pm
Posts: 128
PX 50mm tub rims, should I go Hope or Chris King? In the UK CK is over twice the price of Hope, are they that much better?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:38 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:07 pm
Posts: 128
Never mind, I just found some advice that Hope 16h Pro3's are not suitable for radial builds. CK it is then.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:38 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:43 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:38 am
Posts: 116
doesn't it say they are here?:
http://www.hopetech.com/page.aspx?itemi ... cification


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:52 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:53 pm
Posts: 12
yeh, 16s are fine for radial builds. if in doubt, call them, they are great. they are only down the road from me, but ive called with questions like this and always got an answer straight away ;)


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:49 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:23 am
Posts: 665
Location: Pack filler
Nothing against the PX/ Gigantex rims, but having seen a few of them expire after a while, if I were you, i wouldn't bother rebuilding them on CK's..

_________________
Official cafe stop tester


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:33 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:07 pm
Posts: 128
thegunner wrote:
doesn't it say they are here?:
http://www.hopetech.com/page.aspx?itemi ... cification" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Yes, but you'll find wheelbuilders who say "Hope say its OK, but its not"


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:22 pm 
Offline
in the industry

Joined: Sat May 12, 2012 7:25 pm
Posts: 1222
Location: Glermsford, Suffolk U.K
Hope hubs are fine there are nothing wrong with them. Still I do not use them but that is down to there stocking deals. They appear to be a bit inflexible and want dealers to support the brand buy buying everything including there wheels rather than the part we know we can make good of.

shame they make good hubs and CK are overpriced in the U.K. Are not PMP hubs avialble in 16H drilling.

_________________
www.thecycleclinic.co.uk


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:31 pm 
Offline
Shop Owner
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:27 am
Posts: 1244
Location: McCall, ID
The Hopes are a solid hubset. I think the only real downsides are weight and aesthetics (totally subjective on that one). Other than that I think they make a great hubset. I'd pick the T11s over the Hopes any day though.

_________________
http://www.zencyclery.com


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:31 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:26 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:07 pm
Posts: 128
bm0p700f wrote:
Hope hubs are fine there are nothing wrong with them. Still I do not use them but that is down to there stocking deals. They appear to be a bit inflexible and want dealers to support the brand buy buying everything including there wheels rather than the part we know we can make good of.

shame they make good hubs and CK are overpriced in the U.K. Are not PMP hubs avialble in 16H drilling.


I have Hope hubs on my mtb and agree they are great. The concern is that I have seen a few references to 16h (only) radial builds on the Hope Pro3 resulting in (I think bearing) problems


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rebuilding Zipp 404 w/ Powertap

in Everything wheels

nhluhr

6

615

Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:50 am

ergott View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Choosing rim depth... 50mm or 60mm?

in Everything wheels

Burras

9

770

Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:24 pm

davidalone View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Recommendations for 28h aero clincher rim (more than 50mm)

in Everything wheels

wickedwheels

2

186

Tue Jul 01, 2014 2:39 pm

sluggo View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. x-bike 50mm light TUBULAR RIMS 20/24

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

farm_lim

0

201

Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:46 am

farm_lim View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Focus Carbon 24mm wide 50mm deep carbon clincher review

in Everything wheels

jkcrowell

0

1232

Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:50 pm

jkcrowell View the latest post


It is currently Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:00 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB