Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:22 pm

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Carbon Rims
PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2004 5:27 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Mar 22, 2004 9:11 am
Posts: 40
Location: In Transit
What carbon rims have the best braking feel? The last pair I rode was an old set of Zipp 330's that tried to kill me a few times on technical descents, even with the Corima cork pads. So, how do the modern carbon rims compare and are there any that are particularly good?

I am starting to put together a bike for mountainous races such as the Sand Dunes to Sierras Stage Race and the Everest Challenge. Any other part recomendations would be appreciated. Maybe I should just try to dig out a pair of Gel 280s or Fiamme red labels, but I heard they don't take to the large dish and spoke tension of todays rear wheels well. I could also get a Wound-up fork and use disk brakes, but that seems to be going in the opposite direction (heavier).

Thanks for your help
Sean


Top
   
 Post subject: Carbon Rims
Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2004 5:27 pm 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Any easy way to remove white logos on carbon rims?

in Road

Shrike

1

301

Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:11 am

Broady View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Parlee Z5 SLi & wide rims

in Road

audiojan

11

706

Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:21 pm

rst72 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rims for wheel build

in Road

pickerd

1

377

Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:37 pm

pickerd View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Looking for Ambrosio Nemesis like clincher rims

in Road

jeroenfl

1

37

Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:00 pm

mattr View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. wider rims --> more sidewall flats?

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

carpetrunner

15

1613

Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:55 am

Fiery View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: gerryc89, goodboyr, Google Adsense [Bot], martinfrias, MAsshole, tommasini, wwnick, Yahoo [Bot], Zitter and 44 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