Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Mon May 02, 2016 2:31 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED

If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 13 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:39 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:38 pm
Posts: 293
Just came across these:

http://hermes-sport.com/products

Image

Are these likely to be Velocity A23s by another name or do we think they're something else?

_________________
Blog: http://thesetbackpost.com/


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:26 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:14 pm
Posts: 102
Ironically enough I just emailing with Hermes about them. I asked about the weight limit - 1270g is pretty light - and he said I'd be fine at 175lbs,


Last edited by Powerful Pete on Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Deleted quote. PP


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 7:17 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jun 12, 2005 10:56 am
Posts: 2672
Location: New Zealand
Kinlins (270) on Mig 45 Mag 170 combo??

_________________
Updated: Racing again! Thought this was unlikely! Eventually, I may even have a decent race!
Edit: 2015: darn near won the best South Island series (got second in age
-group)..woo hoo Racy Theremery is back!!


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:05 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:19 pm
Posts: 659
I'd like their website to have more information than your typical chinarello seller...


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:19 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jun 02, 2007 1:10 am
Posts: 1845
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Quoted as "lightest wide-rim road wheelset commercially available at 1270g" so that rules out the XR270s.

Look too deep to be stan's, even look too deep to be HEDs. I'd guess the same Kinlin CX rim sold at BHS.

Would be nice to know what the rim width and depth are, annoying to have to count spokes too. Price???

Ooo Tune spokes, but not going to mention the tune hubs?


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:44 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:38 pm
Posts: 293
Found this:

http://www.bikerumor.com/2011/05/12/her ... -wheelset/

According to someone who has them on BF, they are A23s. Hmmm.

_________________
Blog: http://thesetbackpost.com/


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:19 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:19 pm
Posts: 659
Phill P wrote:
Quoted as "lightest wide-rim road wheelset commercially available at 1270g"


yeah apparently their marketing department needs some research too:

these are 22mm wide and weigh 1179:

http://www.amclassic.com/en/products/ro ... beless.php

the new MAGs if ever released will be closer to the 1100 range


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:57 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:38 pm
Posts: 293
But are they the lightest at 23mm? ;)

_________________
Blog: http://thesetbackpost.com/


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:19 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:13 am
Posts: 964
Location: 93306
Nm


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:42 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:02 pm
Posts: 151
Location: West Virginia
These remind me of the Flit wheels from a few years ago.

_________________
http://www.wvcycling.wordpress.com/


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:47 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:07 pm
Posts: 147
Location: San Mateo, California
These are velocity A23 rims laced with the new Sapim Superspoke on the front and a mix of another sapim double butted spoke on the NDS and DS(Super spoke with another db spoke) to tune hubs. A friend of mine (whom is a former ex-pro) has these and after seeing them in person I have mixed opinions about the wheelset....


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:15 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:19 pm
Posts: 659
any more details on the "mixed opinion"???


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:41 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:07 pm
Posts: 147
Location: San Mateo, California
The front Mig hub bearings deteriorated quite quickly.( sucks because that hub is very very pricey) Also I think my friend said that the wheels felt "soft", like they didn't feel fit for the type of riding he usually rides.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 13 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Best all round wheelset

[ Go to page: 14 5 6 7 8 ]

in Road

muntos

110

14531

Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:56 pm

muntos View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. BEST Carbon Disc Wheelset

in Road

Shogunade

12

501

Sun Apr 17, 2016 2:55 pm

Gazelleer View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Edco wheelset - what are your thoughts?

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

danieljwood

31

1741

Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:32 am

stormur View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized Axis 4.0 Disc SCS TA wheelset?

in Road

tomyboy123

6

467

Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:00 pm

mpulsiv View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Best 10 speed group? Or try to convert wheelset?

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

loudtiger

33

1738

Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:44 am

duvivr6 View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: fh8425, Google Adsense [Bot], PSJoyce, Yahoo [Bot] and 24 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:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited