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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:46 am 
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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)


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:32 pm 
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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?

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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)


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:15 am 
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They're missing the brass counterweight, so they're probably Chrono rims.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:19 pm 
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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!


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:15 pm 
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thanks for the replys.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:10 pm 
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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.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:16 pm 
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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.


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Hi,

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


Statement of the year. :lol:

What makes you say this? :?

Ciao, ;)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:03 pm 
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Nemesis, record hubs, CX-Ray. awesome wheels.

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


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:44 pm 
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Nemesis on Novatec hubs, Competition spokes, Schwalbe Milanos.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:34 pm 
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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.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:10 pm 
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really good wheels - rims ambrosio F20 crono
32 sapim Laser/Race spokes
Duraace 7700 hubs

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

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:37 pm 
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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.


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