Eric, how long was your first ride test? will appreciate if you have any photos on brake tracks? I had some chinese rims which have pulse & bubbles on brake surface under braking, hope to look at yours.
The ride was about 50 miles. The descent test was maybe 3 or so. I also used them this last weekend at the Sea Otter road race. That has a neutralized descent down Barloy Canyon. Our moto had us going pretty slow and I had to ride the brakes. I didn't get to stop and check the rim temp at the bottom but the braking did not change so they didn't get too hot.
Here's a pic below. They're not perfect. The rear has a bit of pulsing, the front had a little when new but it seems to have gone away. I did measure the front's brake track width and if I recall the variation was on the order of .1mm.
Loco2546- these are not Boyd wheels. They are FarSports, direct from China. See http://forums.roadbikereview.com/wheels ... 41788.html
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