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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:42 pm 
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I notice you can get special levers for carbon rims. Or are your regular plastic ones just fine? Any comments appreciated.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:46 pm 
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Regular plastic ones work fine for me.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:03 am 
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Yeah, sounds like a bit of marketing. Plastic are just fine.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:12 am 
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Carbon ones, becuase if you are gonna have carbon wheels, you may as well have carbon tire levers. Do they make carbon condoms yet? You know... for the increase in stiffness.....

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Michelin are good.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:35 pm 
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You may want to check the manufacturer, since it is not advisable to use any levers on the rim.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:18 pm 
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Butcher wrote:
You may want to check the manufacturer, since it is not advisable to use any levers on the rim.


says who? Reynolds even provides you with a set of their levers to use on their carbon wheels. All that I have ever seen advised is to not use steel levers, but I believe that's more inline with them scuffing the carbon lip than anything else.

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Use Pedros for all of your tire changing needs.


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different colors, for different seasons!

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teufelhunden222 wrote:
Do they make carbon condoms yet? You know... for the increase in stiffness.....


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Butcher wrote:
You may want to check the manufacturer, since it is not advisable to use any levers on the rim.


says who?


Madfiber for one. Maybe there is more, maybe not. Saw it on the video from their website.


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Pedros levers for sure. Love my orange ones! They match my bike color, lol


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