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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2004 1:10 pm 
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It seems strange to us because we tend to think Campy OR Shimano. My guess is where sponsorship is concerned, wheels are treated independently of groupsets and Campagnolo is the wheels sponsor for this team.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2004 6:03 am 
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Um...no. Shimano is the wheel sponsor lol. T-mobile has even been relegated to using shimano's aerodynamically atrocious front wheel on their time trial bikes. These are probably just left over wheels.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2004 8:15 am 
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Shimano is testing "new" Dura-Ace wheels with T-Mobile, what you see are preproduction prototypes in action. :twisted:

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:11 am 
Yes, In the picture they are Campagnolo Wheels.
Reasons:
1-Unmistakable Hub Shape
2-Skewer
3-Colour of Rim & Brake Surface
4-"Campagnolo" logo visible in high-resolution picture
5-Almost identical to Neutron

But, I suspect they will do the big races, or most races on Shimano Wheels.

It would be very unlikely that they run Campy wheels and Shimano groupsets.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2004 3:08 pm 
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Ye Olde Balde One wrote:
Shimano is testing "new" Dura-Ace wheels with T-Mobile, what you see are preproduction prototypes in action. :twisted:



Um, no. The wheels in the photo are Campagnolo Hyperons.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2004 3:22 pm 
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Yes ,Hyperons for the mountain stages. There is no lightweight Shimano wheel :D


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This is getting amusing to me. Um...no, they are not hyperons. They are neutrons, as they have an aluminum braking surface. Telekom never raced on hyperons lol, they usually raced on all-carbon Boras.


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TedB wrote:
Ye Olde Balde One wrote:
Shimano is testing "new" Dura-Ace wheels with T-Mobile, what you see are preproduction prototypes in action. :twisted:



Um, no. The wheels in the photo are Campagnolo Hyperons.


Someone has lost their funny bone.

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They have/had just a stock of Campy wheels and use them still. I think all the Hyperons are sold now.


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HawkMt210 wrote:
This is getting amusing to me. Um...no, they are not hyperons. They are neutrons, as they have an aluminum braking surface.


Yep, I think you're right.


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telekom HAD hyperons
i bought a pair
they are as good as lightweigt!!! but less aero
really like them :)


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Wonder whether Ullrich will be using his Lightweights this year?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:49 pm 
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Definatley Neutrons, the Shimano wheels must be is short supply - I don't think it will last to long though.

Another Qn - Why was Ullrich using A Lightweight and a Mavic Comete when Campag make the Bora and Ghibli?

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