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PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2003 11:45 am 
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Location: Reggio Emilia, ITALY
Does anybody know anything about Ritchey's WCS™ Protocol Wheels ?

Weight? Price? Availability?

Comments? They look nice to me... not too far from AC, as design and appearance.

Bye, BENZ.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 01, 2003 5:23 pm 
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If you ask me they look like a blend of Ksyriums and the AM Classic wheel. Rim depth looks like 25-30mm, and the spokes on them are huge, just like ksyriums. I think they are available early next year, guessing a retail of $700, ritchey wheels usually arn't to highly priced. Available now if you buy the Fuji 04 Team Issue.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2003 9:25 am 
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Thank You...
Any idea about weight?

Bye, Benz.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2003 7:39 pm 
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Sub 1400g is the only thing certin.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2003 8:22 pm 
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Where did you see them?


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 02, 2003 9:13 pm 
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http://www.fujibikes.com/road/bike.asp? ... =0&yr=2004

Look at the features.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2003 8:46 am 
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But look also on Ritchey official website:

http://www.ritcheylogic.com/newproducthm.htm

Bye, Benz.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2003 12:39 pm 
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Ciao Benz,

Ritchey uses the American Classic Hubs!!!!

Comprati le ruote AC ti conviene :wink: !!!!
Mi scuso per gli errori grammaticali :cry: , ma a scuola marinavo spesso le lezioni di inglese :D !!!

Can you explain me the price difference between the USA en Italy?

Italian Shop
MARCA: AMERICAN CLASSIC
CR-420 LIGHT REVOLUTION
Rim:34mm
Ray: Sapim CX-Ray.
Weight: 1.345g with Titanium Skewers (by American Classic)
PRICE: 446.95 (EURO)

American Classic official Price:
Standard Build Frt Wheel $335.00
Standard Build Rear Wheel $464.00
Ti Skewer Upgrade - $40 a wheelset.
Sapim CX Ray Upgrade - $100 a wheelset
Total Price USD 938 = 780-800 Euro

Bye bye
Delpi


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2003 2:07 pm 
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The only way that's possible is... I don't really know!

Prices on AC site are probably "end-user", while Italian retailer accesses to "importer" prices.
So I guess that Italian retailer applies smaller charges to wheels than Manufacturer itself!

I admit that those are only theories... If anybody knows exact reasons... let us know please.

Bye, Benz.


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