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




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 52 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:46 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon May 25, 2009 12:33 pm
Posts: 251
Image

ambrosio/record/dt comp/alloy nipples.

i think the set came to nearly dead on 1500g, but i wasnt that concerned with weight (total bike is 7.92kg though, 17.4lb) the guy who built them up for me prefers them over the low profile edge rims (he builds the wheels for the oz distro of edge).

im roughly 175lb and they are plenty stiff and i have no worries about the strength of them. they are really an excellent set of wheels.

(excuse the bar angle in the photo)


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:46 am 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:32 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:10 pm
Posts: 4
Those wheels are what I am looking for. I love the look and function of that setup. Which ambrosio rims are those? If you don't mind me asking, what did those set you back?

Thanks

a.davis12 wrote:
Image

ambrosio/record/dt comp/alloy nipples.

i think the set came to nearly dead on 1500g, but i wasnt that concerned with weight (total bike is 7.92kg though, 17.4lb) the guy who built them up for me prefers them over the low profile edge rims (he builds the wheels for the oz distro of edge).

im roughly 175lb and they are plenty stiff and i have no worries about the strength of them. they are really an excellent set of wheels.

(excuse the bar angle in the photo)


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:15 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:02 pm
Posts: 345
They're missing the brass counterweight, so they're probably Chrono rims.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:19 pm 
Offline
in the industry
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 21, 2004 2:45 pm
Posts: 2512
Location: London, UK
Mackers wrote:
They're missing the brass counterweight, so they're probably Chrono rims.
True, which makes the use of Conti Sprinters all the more distressing! Veloflex man!


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:15 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:10 pm
Posts: 4
thanks for the replys.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:10 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:28 am
Posts: 479
they are chronos.

you have the link to ital-techno if you are in the states. call a local wheel builder, ask how much hubs, spokes and a build is and add it up.

starbike also to builds using chrono rims, and pay for these pixels.

conti > veloflex. actually, just about anything is better than veloflex.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:16 pm 
Offline
in the industry
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 21, 2004 2:45 pm
Posts: 2512
Location: London, UK
Tokyo Drifter wrote:
conti > veloflex. actually, just about anything is better than veloflex.
How so?
Having had both Conti's & Veloflex, I find the Veloflex sit better, grip as well and are more comfortable to ride.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:28 pm 
Offline
in the industry
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 21, 2004 2:45 pm
Posts: 2512
Location: London, UK
Double post


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:08 pm 
Offline
Tubbie Guru

Joined: Tue May 03, 2005 2:20 am
Posts: 5796
Location: Belgium
Hi,

Quote:
conti > veloflex. actually, just about anything is better than veloflex.


Statement of the year. :lol:

What makes you say this? :?

Ciao, ;)

_________________
Being a snob is an expensive hobby.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:03 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:09 pm
Posts: 1062
Location: Aix en Provence
Nemesis, record hubs, CX-Ray. awesome wheels.

Don't let anyone tell you that contis are better than Veloflex :roll:


Attachments:
Sachs Ambrosio2.jpg.jpg
Sachs Ambrosio2.jpg.jpg [ 138.59 KiB | Viewed 892 times ]
Sachs Ambrosio3.jpg.jpg
Sachs Ambrosio3.jpg.jpg [ 147.32 KiB | Viewed 892 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:44 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:02 pm
Posts: 345
Nemesis on Novatec hubs, Competition spokes, Schwalbe Milanos.

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jul 27, 2009 6:55 pm
Posts: 118
Thread is a bit older but it's a great one. As fall is about to kick in I can't help but have projects start to push into my subconscious mind, whether out riding or trying to do work.

I have some Record hubs laced to Open Pros, but the rims don't match! One black, one silver. Purchased used on a used bike, so on my error.

Thinking I'll get some Open Pro CDs or some Ambrosio rims and use the Record hubs for a slick wheelset. I think such wheels look great on both modern carbon bikes and older Italian steel.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:10 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:07 pm
Posts: 985
Location: Slovenia---that forest land
really good wheels - rims ambrosio F20 crono
32 sapim Laser/Race spokes
Duraace 7700 hubs

Image

more:
http://kavitec.blogspot.com/2012/09/foc ... o-f20.html

_________________
http://kavitec.blogspot.com/

click this! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0m8maAO-m-w


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:53 pm
Posts: 238
Location: San Jose, CA
Mm c


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:37 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:48 am
Posts: 41
A good wheel builder of Nemesis and Crono F20's is www.wheelsmith.co.uk

He built my Red Tune / Silver CX-Ray / Cronos up and they are great.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:37 pm 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 52 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: AZR3, Bing [Bot], Cyberduc748, Google Adsense [Bot], ku_hi, WESTMOTORSPORTS and 45 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. HED Belgium Disc Plus Rims

in Road

jrobart

2

694

Fri Mar 21, 2014 1:15 am

jrobart View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Tubeless tires with Campagnolo rims?

in Road

eifelschleicher

0

420

Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:41 pm

eifelschleicher View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Anybody using Campagnolo red carbon pads on Zipp rims

in Road

zulu695

7

569

Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:44 am

Tricky1 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Disc-Only Carbon Tubular Rims; Weight Savings?

in Road

mca56

3

471

Wed Sep 03, 2014 12:44 am

964Cup View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Campagnolo Bora or lightweight wheelset with wide rims??

in Road

jimborello

4

1608

Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:24 pm

alexaqui View the latest post


It is currently Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:13 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