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 Post subject: HongFu Carbon rims
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:08 pm 
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Does anyone have pics of the brake track on the new Hongfu 2013 NEW AERO(AR40) clinchers. From what I have read, it sounds like the basalt surface which tends to wear. Farsports has the new high temp surafce and that is weaved carbon and a different surface.

I may build up a set over the winter and can't decide what direction to go. Farsports builds up some nice priced product.. would prefer the 25 or 27 wide rims though.

Thanks :beerchug:


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 Post subject: Re: HongFu Carbon rims
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:25 pm 
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These are tubular, but brake track should be the same.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:05 pm 
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Thanks.. that I believe is the basalt brake surface,so many choices. :noidea: :noidea:


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 Post subject: Re: HongFu Carbon rims
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:43 pm 
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Dont know what the surface is, but I got 700+ miles on mine with a variety of terrain training and racing. Brakes surfaces look like any other brand so far. Swissstop Platinum pads, same I used on my 303 FC Zipps...braking is pretty much the same.


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