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Hexsense
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by Hexsense

you got extra tire width and height.
Both make it require more force to lean.
Width is easy to see why.
Height, increase effective Trail value, which also slow down the bike handling.
calculate here: http://yojimg.net/bike/web_tools/trailcalc.php try 25mm tire against 29mm and see.

I also prefer how i feel with Pirelli tires and even Continental tires over the Schwalbe.
Maybe try to overinflate to 65-70psi for a ride and see how you feel?

romanmoser
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by romanmoser

but then you loose
a big interest of tubeless ready tires
lower pressure without higher rolling resistance , or pinch flat

I don't think it's tire pressure related
but more due to schwalbe compound
they are okayish but not as great as my GP4000S2

Can't speak about pirelli

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by rasmusic

I'm looking for a light set of 40-45 mm carbon clincher rims (U-shaped, around 25 mm wide) to build with Extralite Cyber*-hubs. Any suggestions on the rims? I see Lightbicycle have 45 mm rims at 475 grams, but hopefully there is lighter options?

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by Klaster_1

rasmusic wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:29 am
I'm looking for a light set of 40-45 mm carbon clincher rims (U-shaped, around 25 mm wide) to build with Extralite Cyber*-hubs. Any suggestions on the rims? I see Lightbicycle have 45 mm rims at 475 grams, but hopefully there is lighter options?
Light-Bycicle RR46C02 are 460g+/-15 in rim brake version and you can ask LB to pick lightest rims out of several batches if your rim parameters are popular enough, so ~445g should be possible. But it's not exactly an "U-shape" and the width is wider at 28mm. I run these and Cyberhubs in disc flavor, btw.

romanmoser
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by romanmoser

For informations
My LB disc 56mm rims ultra wide UD matt
weight 459 and 461 gr so they respect weight

unless you're sure you can have the 45mm at 445 gr
i would go for the 56mm if they weight the same as the 45 mm

justinn
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by justinn

I have a 2010 and 2012 Scott Foil and I'm looking at getting two sets of 25mm rims from Farsports, but am trying to confirm that I won't have any clearance issues if I mount 25mm tires and having trouble finding the internal rim width and/or anyone who has had experience with wider rims on earlier Foils. Anyone know if 25mm wide works on Foils or should I stick with 23mm?

rasmusic
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by rasmusic

Thanks, but I don't want the wider V-shaped 46/56-rims from LB, because my bet is that they are less aero than the U-shaped 25mm wide rims.

I'm also gonna build a wheelset with 65-70mm deep front wheel and a 80-90mm deep rear wheel (also carbon clincher). LB's 65mm is the best front alternative I've found so far, but their 88 mm rims are either wider or narrower, so I'm open for other suggestions too?

codytaylor48
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by codytaylor48

Just got my WR56C02's in today!
Very happy with them so far.
1482g with tape installed.Image

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by GlacialPace

I assume you are running them on a disc brake bike. I think they look great and test very well in Hambini's very recently released test. I'd buy a set if I had a disc brake bike but they won't fit in my calipers. I think I am going to go with the WR46C02 instead.

AZR3
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by AZR3

Thinking those are gonna be my next wheels set for road riding on my Exploro, they look great and the weight is nice

codytaylor48
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by codytaylor48

Yes, going on my new Exploro Flatmount build.

AZR3
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by AZR3

codytaylor48 wrote: ↑
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:13 am
Yes, going on my new Exploro Flatmount build.
Sweet, post up some pics when you get them mounted up. What tire are you going to run?

codytaylor48
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by codytaylor48

Actually just mounted the rotors. Tires, and cassette.
My frameset is at the painters shop.

This picture is my wheel on a loaner Exploro.

For now I mounted some 34c WTB Exposure's.
3T Bailout cassette and Ultegra 140mm rotors.Image

AZR3
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by AZR3

That looks nice, post more when both are mounted

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by emotive

rasmusic wrote: ↑
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:24 pm
Thanks, but I don't want the wider V-shaped 46/56-rims from LB, because my bet is that they are less aero than the U-shaped 25mm wide rims.
Based on the 105% rule, I'd bet the wider LB rims are more aero than the 25mm U shape, assuming your tyre width measures anything over 24mm wide.

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