HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 965 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1 ... 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63 ... 65  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:30 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:57 am
Posts: 6
Own measurement: weight per FarSport alloy clincher wheelset with EDhub 20/24 :beerchug:

38x23mm 1530g
50x23mm 1590g
60x23mm 1650g

38x20mm 1460g
50x20mm 1520g

50x25mm 1630g

Lighter than all alloy clincher wheels I know of incl. ZIPP :thumbup:

Image
Image
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:30 am 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:45 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:40 am
Posts: 357
Anyone happen to have big pictures of UD finish up close?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:48 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:14 pm
Posts: 7
Location: Estonia
I got my pictures yesterday of my 38x23mm tubulars with DT swiss 240s hubs (UD matt)
Will write more once I get them :)
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:17 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:47 pm
Posts: 1687
Location: Santa Cruz, California, USA
ajmit3 wrote:
could I put 25mm tyres on them ?


Don't see why not. The rims are narrow but they're not that narrow.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:24 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:36 am
Posts: 136
eric wrote:
ajmit3 wrote:
could I put 25mm tyres on them ?


Don't see why not. The rims are narrow but they're not that narrow.



Thanks Eric. I wonder how 'aero' these '20.5' 50mm clinchers are but for USD $367 posted - I'm not complaining !


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:15 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:47 pm
Posts: 1687
Location: Santa Cruz, California, USA
I find them slightly but noticeably faster than aluminium rims on fast descents. About the same as my 2009 Reynolds 45mm deep rims.
I use 23mm tires.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:55 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:42 am
Posts: 50
Location: Copenhagen
So what was the general consensus on brake pads for farsport rims?

I didn´t get brake pads with my set of rims. And their website only shows yellow brake pads, which from what I can read a couple of pages back in this thread, wheren´t doing well.

Are the Reynolds Blue still the best choice?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 5:19 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:36 am
Posts: 257
I've had good luck with the farsports blue (before they had the black). No problems with many thousands of miles and mountain descents.
The pads have plenty of life, and the rims look good too.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:45 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:42 am
Posts: 50
Location: Copenhagen
Where do you buy them?

Their website only shows the yellow ones.

In other words I just want to buy some good brake pads for the rims, and I don't care where I have to buy them and what color they are.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:19 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:05 pm
Posts: 27
Aside from braking power, are blue pads also "cooler" than standard (Ashima) cork pads?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 2:31 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:47 pm
Posts: 1687
Location: Santa Cruz, California, USA
It will be quicker to get a set of Reynolds blue pads. Keep asking FarSports until they have some and then order a number of them so you will be set for pads for a while.

You can also try the FarSport black pads. They make for firmer brake feel but they require more hand pressure to stop, especially the last 15mph to zero. I didn't like them as much as the blue pads but I prefer strong brakes. Someone with stronger hands would find my preferred brakes to be grabby.

I have never tried any cork pads... I wouldn't unless that's what's recommended by the manufacturer for the rims.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:02 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:42 am
Posts: 50
Location: Copenhagen
Are Reynolds blue as good for far sport rims as their own blue ones?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:10 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:47 pm
Posts: 1687
Location: Santa Cruz, California, USA
They perform the same for me, and look the same too. I'm talking about the 2013 and older ones which can be found for about $30 on line not the fatter 2014 pads that are more expensive.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:09 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:04 am
Posts: 28
Kylefoo - are you guys having email issues at the moment? My email keeps bouncing :(


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:09 am 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:59 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:11 am
Posts: 447
FYI - farsport blue brake pads are back in stock. but shipping cost is $20


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 965 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1 ... 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63 ... 65  Next


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Cosm0, Exabot [Bot], Grill, Lightweenie, PLuKE and 71 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:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Kuota Kom Air-Experiences?

in Road

Krull

2

758

Thu Mar 27, 2014 12:18 pm

maurice View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Compass Tires. Any experiences?

in Road

whydobearsxplod

0

187

Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:32 am

whydobearsxplod View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Dedacciai titanium K-19 experiences?

in Road

gb103

2

1122

Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:05 am

TopQuark View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Balestra and Rocket 7 shoe experiences

in Road

Lucas1234

10

803

Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:59 pm

CharlesM View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized shoe repair experiences

in Road

dgasmd

14

1154

Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:11 am

dgasmd View the latest post


It is currently Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:50 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB