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PostPosted: Wed Jan 28, 2004 10:19 pm 
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Joel wrote:
The old Heliums weighed 1500g/set claimed (850/650g) for tubulars. I think he used the Helium because it's lighter of the Ksyrium, but the rear wheel is absolutely not stiff, so there it's better to use the Ksyrium.

Thats what I thought, vaigly remember 1500 ish grams. Must be what 6-8 years old now


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Maby he got a flat on that stage and that was his backup?


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:!: Stupid! Why didn't I think of that! JTC, I think you cracked the case.

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Maby he got a flat on that stage and that was his backup?


I think it was deliberate. He did it on more than one stage.

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The Helium front wheel is just lighter, especially the rim, so lower rotational mass and stiff enough for the front wheel


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