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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:04 am 
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Bought my ones from X-Bike Equipment.
Very good contact, awaiting time 2-3 weeks, shipping china-uk 3 days!
Rims came with pads and nipple washers.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:21 pm 
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I've been using my commuter to test light weight parts. I have a couple of the rims below that have about 500 miles of the bumpiest roads in Atlanta and have survived so far.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:39 am 
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andyindo wrote:
showdown where did you buy your rims from? sub 1100g for a 50mm set is awesome!What spokes and hubs are you using?


50mm foam-filled rims(320g+320g) and Powerway R13 hub(290g) and Sapim Race spokes(250g), 1180g in total, that's my wheelbuilding.....thanks.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:30 am 
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Martin.F wrote:
Did you happen to weigh the 20mm tubular rims separatly? I'm really starting to concider a set of 20mm tubulars + bikehubstore.com hubs and some cx-rays. And maybe a set of 88mm tubulars :mrgreen: :lol:


the normal weight of 20mm tubular rims is 250g, and the foam-filled rims will be some lighter, around 220g.....

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 1:01 pm 
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The Chinese rim maker I buy from is switching to 24mm and dumping the 20mm because of failure rate. the 24mm weight 230gram. I do not have pictures on a scale but I have 2 sets on the way.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 1:10 pm 
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1415chris wrote:
Bought my ones from X-Bike Equipment.
Very good contact, awaiting time 2-3 weeks, shipping china-uk 3 days!
Rims came with pads and nipple washers.

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Those are 50mm rims ?
A friend of mine ordered very light 50mm rims (310gr) and both had problems while lacing them. They seem to be not strong enough. What about yours if they are 50mm ?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:48 pm 
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voodoojar wrote:
The Chinese rim maker I buy from is switching to 24mm and dumping the 20mm because of failure rate. the 24mm weight 230gram. I do not have pictures on a scale but I have 2 sets on the way.


As i know that just one factory have 24mm mould, maybe you bought from them...

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:54 pm 
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focuscarbon wrote:
voodoojar wrote:
The Chinese rim maker I buy from is switching to 24mm and dumping the 20mm because of failure rate. the 24mm weight 230gram. I do not have pictures on a scale but I have 2 sets on the way.


As i know that just one factory have 24mm mould, maybe you bought from them...


Yeah, it's the same one you buy from.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:23 pm 
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Hi I would just warn you against Yishun:

I have been dealing with Yishun for a two years now. And everything went fine until my last batch of wheels where there where several quality problems. I emailed Yishun about these issues and in the beginning they asked for photos, so I emailed photos and even a video.
After that I have heard nothing. Absolutely nothing. Its been a month now, and now I would just share my experience with Yishun.
DON'T SUPPORT THIS COMPANY WHO CLAIM TO GIVE 1 YEAR WARRANTY, BUT IGNORE YOU IF YOU EVER WANT TO MAKE USE OF THAT WARRANTY!

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:54 pm 
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And there it is in a nutshell....

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:40 pm 
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Farsports sent me a warranty replacement pair of 50mm superlight tubular rims after the first pair had a braking track issue.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:40 am 
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Just found these pictures of an x-section of reynolds' new rims. Very clean looking.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:54 am 
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Nice find. Interesting that they stuck with a V section rim rather than the new trendy U shape.


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