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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:23 am 
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My current rims are just about done in and was trying to work out what I might use as a replacement rim. I would use them for everyday riding on my training bike.

My slight concern is that the hubs are 16/20 and need something which will minimise wheel flex. Would consider shallow section (38?) carbon clincher or aluminium. Failing any ideas, I may just rebuild with RS80 rims which I believe are identical to the Dura Ace but bizarrely significantly cheaper.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:07 am 
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I have a broken C24 rim, so I would be interested in sourcing a new for the hub.
Are you sure the RS80 replacement rims are cheaper?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:39 pm 
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I've worn the dimples away on one set of 7850 C24's and am now running my second set. I would be interest in knowing where to buy replacement rims - or who can do this rebuild. These DA wheels are really good wheels and worth the rebuild unless it cost nearly as much as a new set.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:01 pm 
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You could try contacting your local distributor based on the parts list listed in these documents:

http://techdocs.shimano.com/media/techd ... 698498.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://techdocs.shimano.com/media/techd ... 698499.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


I'm assuming you're talking about the C24-CL and not the 'TL' tubeless version ???

These guys seem to have it but are charging and arm and leg for them though :unbelievable: :

http://www.petracycles.co.uk/shimano-sp ... 22112.html

http://images.fatbirds.co.uk/4521/produ ... -hole.aspx


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:18 am 
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I am based in the UK and last time I looked I don't think there was much difference buying an rs80 wheelset (planet x currently £320) to strip the rims off and buying separate rims. When I looked a couple if months ago the rims seemed to have a standard shimano stock code - the joke is that the rs80 rims were about 140 each and the dura ace more than (200 each from memory). I think the only difference is the decals!!!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:27 am 
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Not many 16 hole rims around - Kinlin XR300s perhaps best option?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:18 pm 
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Will look for the Kinlins - not sure how good availability is in the UK for 16 holes. Has anyone on here any experience of 16/20 with the Kinlins.

Another option might be the carbon/aluminium farsports 38mm rims; again has anyone any thoughts on building these up in 16/20?


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