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 Post subject: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:49 pm 
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Hi,

I ordered Veloplugs on Ebay but I have still from the original website but ordered a few years ago.

The news that I received are totally different !!! ?

Is there fake of this product?

Thank You for your help.


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:26 pm 
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Not sure I understand what you are asking


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:41 pm 
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I meant that I recently ordered veloplugs on Ebay, these were cheaper. And these are totally different from the ones I bought several years ago on the official website.
Indeed, the plastic is thinner, there is no grip, and I got an inflate just after a few minutes riding with it.

Does somebody if fakes exist?

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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:52 am 
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I have found them to fit kinda loose at first but after one ride the tire pressure seems to flatten them out and they fit snug from there on. Because of the somewhat initial loose fit you need to be careful during the first tire/wheel assembly.


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:53 am 
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Are you sure you got the correct plugs? Red vs yellow is a different diameter for different size spoke holes.


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:53 am 
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+1

It sounds like you may have ordered the wrong size.

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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 4:13 pm 
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I bought them from Jason at Fairwheel who also built the wheelset. I suppose it is possible they are the wrong size. I was told they may initially fit a little loose. However, I will order the red veloplugs and see how they fit.


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:39 pm 
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The old and the news are the same colors, RED.

And it is the right size.

But like I said it is completely different ! ???


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:09 pm 
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Post pictures?

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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:48 pm 
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For the same rim I usually use the reds, I had to buy the yellow ones once. The holes were too big to hold the reds (Kinlin XR 200).
So I guess it depends on the spoke hole diameter. Not big differences, a matter of 0.X mm...

Louis :)


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:50 pm 
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I secure mine in place with small lengths of electrical tape. But they should fit snug.

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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:07 pm 
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I did that for a friend's wheelbuild, but after some time the glue pours out of the tape (with heat and pressure) and the rim bed was pretty messy after that.


Louis :)


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 Post subject: Re: Veloplugs
PostPosted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:06 am 
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Is there a short list of rims and their required coloured veloplugs...eg Mavic, Velocity, Pacenti, Ambrosio etc...?

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