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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:53 pm 
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That sounds pretty good to me.

I would recommend either of Shimano or Campagnolo hubsets with the Sapim spokes. I would also recommend 32's for the ultimate do-everything wheel set. Interestingly, most of the wheel sets that I have in my collection from the Teams used for the Northern Classics use either CX, CX-Rays, or a combination of both. I recently received a set of old Mapei Northern Classics wheels built with double-butted spokes, which is interesting.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:37 pm 
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Not lightweight, but I love my wheels that forum member ergott built for me using Ambrosio Nemesis rims, Dura Ace 7800 hubs, Sapim Race spokes (32 front and rear) and brass nipples:

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This set came in at 1,810g. The rims were 464g each, the hubs were 392g. If you used the Crono F20 rims and lighter spokes / aluminum nipples, you should be able to shed 300g or so.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:09 pm 
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Yup. That is a basic 'Northern Classics' build as used by most of the Teams and one of my favorites. You can choose the Sapim CX or CX-Rays (or a combination), too.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:06 am 
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Couple of pairs of aluminum singles wheels I still have...

Mavic Mach 2 CD 2 rims in 36 hole I picked up for $50...3 cross, straight gauge spokes, heavy but bomb proof!

And some FIR's with DT hubs that I haven't ridden yet but had for about 6 or more years...

I love hand made wheels... :)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:01 pm 
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Aluminium tubular road rims ????

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:15 pm 
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Nice wheels, Wingnut.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:27 pm 
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fa63 wrote:
Not lightweight, but I love my wheels that forum member ergott built for me using Ambrosio Nemesis rims, Dura Ace 7800 hubs, Sapim Race spokes (32 front and rear) and brass nipples:

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This set came in at 1,810g. The rims were 464g each, the hubs were 392g. If you used the Crono F20 rims and lighter spokes / aluminum nipples, you should be able to shed 300g or so.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:05 pm 
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Just had these built up, Ambrosio F20, X-rays,Chris king hubs 28/32. Came in at 1376g, haven't ridden them yet (am waiting for some handlebars to complete my build)

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:08 pm 
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report...and some pictures
nice weight :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:11 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:57 pm 
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on what frame will go those F20 cronos? Maby perfect for oldschool steel

looks good

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:23 am 
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That's exactly (ish) what they are going on, a pegoretti responsorium

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:33 pm 
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DRC Focus Montalbetti 299

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:31 pm 
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255g for aluminium rim :shock:

are they for real world ride? ...against Ax lightness srt24 :twisted:

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:41 am 
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I used the 299 model cause suggested to be for heavier riders (althought Im sort of light) and I didnt want to risk with a flexy pair of wheels.
If I remember correctly the rims were around 305 gramms each.


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