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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 11:18 pm 
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http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/05/23/rey ... is-summer/

Anyone have further info on these?


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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2012 1:33 pm 
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From the article, the new line of wheels will be called 'AERO'. Wow!

The marketing folks went all out on that one.


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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2012 2:02 pm 
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are these new ones the same ones that got stolen from team TIBCO???

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/team-tibco-bikes-recovered-ahead-of-exergy-tour


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 5:16 am 
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Liking the look of those.


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 5:51 am 
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joshf wrote:
Liking the look of those.


...what exactly are you referring to? I am not seeing any pics of wide Reynolds wheels. EM3

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 5:12 pm 
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Big surprise. The big guys, Zipp, Hed, Bontrager with the $$$ and investment in research decide a wider profile rim is better, then within a year, the smaller guys get a few of them, take the basic dimensions, change a few tiny things about the wheel to avoid patent infringements, and make their own version. Who would have thought?!?!


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 6:13 pm 
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Zigmeister wrote:
Big surprise. The big guys, Zipp, Hed, Bontrager with the $$$ and investment in research decide a wider profile rim is better, then within a year, the smaller guys get a few of them, take the basic dimensions, change a few tiny things about the wheel to avoid patent infringements, and make their own version. Who would have thought?!?!


I agree, I've been riding the Reynolds 32 tubulars, the rim width is 20.8mm - a perfect gluing surface. With 22 or 23 or 25 tires, they're incredible wheels. I can't figure out how much better the new Reynolds wheels will be!


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 6:57 pm 
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[/quote]I agree, I've been riding the Reynolds 32 tubulars, the rim width is 20.8mm - a perfect gluing surface. With 22 or 23 or 25 tires, they're incredible wheels. I can't figure out how much better the new Reynolds wheels will be![/quote]

I've got the MV32s tubies as well - great set of wheels and coasting downhill, I easily keep up with others riding these new fat boy rims

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 5:50 pm 
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Zigmeister wrote:
Big surprise. The big guys, Zipp, Hed, Bontrager with the $$$ and investment in research decide a wider profile rim is better, then within a year, the smaller guys get a few of them, take the basic dimensions, change a few tiny things about the wheel to avoid patent infringements, and make their own version. Who would have thought?!?!


I can tell you that the new Reynolds wheels are not anything like the Zipps or Heds. They have gone to a wider rim profile yes, but are not remotely related in any other way.

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 7:35 pm 
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ENVE has Simon Smart, reynolds has Paul Lew

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PostPosted: Sun May 27, 2012 3:13 am 
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Anyone know which Chinese manufacturer is making these rims? It won't be long before something comes out the back door, so hold on to your money folks!


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PostPosted: Sun May 27, 2012 5:55 am 
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kavitator wrote:
ENVE has Simon Smart, reynolds has Paul Lew


Comparing the two is like comparing a Chateau Latour to Night Train.

Simon Smart has chops that Paul Lew never will...

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