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neeb
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by neeb

It would look amazing.. :D

Much more in keeping with the bike and the Campagnolo groupset than the Zipps.. Only question is bright or dark label? Bright is actually fairly subtle on the WTOs and I think would compliment the slightly "busier" aesthetics of a bike of this vintage.

Ride will feel very different from an old set of narrow carbon 32mm. Much stiffer / more solid. Probably, but not necessarily, a good thing.

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JKolmo
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by JKolmo

I think the problem - if any - would not be how it looks but rather if the WTOs will clear your Extreme C frame and fork. I could try my WTOs with 25mm tires on my Extreme C if you want me to do so for reference (haven’t tried that combo yet). I know it’s a tight fit with Bora 35s and 25mm Arenbergs.

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zander
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by zander

Is it 26.5mm wide? I thought it will fit because those Zipps were ok. I appreciate if you try JKolmo.

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JKolmo
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There are heaps of clearance in the rear (surprisingly so since my C50 is noticably tighter in the rear) but the challenge will be the front clearance in your Star fork. See crappy pics below.

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WTO 60 Vittoria Corsa Speed G2 TLR 25mm. OK front clearance.
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WTO 60 Vittoria Corsa Speed G2 TLR 25mm. Oceans of clearance.
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JKolmo
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WTO 60 side pic.

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JKolmo
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WTO 45 Vittoria Corsa G2 TLR 25mm. Less front clearance.
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JKolmo
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WTO 33 Michelin Power Road TLR 25mm. Not OK front clearance. I wouldn’t ride it.

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by jgpallero

Very interesting pics. This is another proof of the fact that one thing is the theoretical tire width, and another thing the "real" or measured width. It depends generally on the tire brand. For example, Continental tires usually does not "grow" so much with recpect to the nominal size (23 mm usually measure 24 mm width at 8 bar, and 25 mm tires are about 26 mm). Other brands such are some Vittoria's models or Michelin "grow" uo to 2 mm over the nominal width.

Some data can be seen in https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.co ... ke-reviews, where one of the provided valuable data are the specified and measured width.

And, talking about tires, has someone used the Wolfpack Road Race tires? https://wolfpack-tires.com/produkt/road-race/ Wolfgang Arenz is a guru in the field of tire compounds

zander
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by zander

JKolmo wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:40 am
There are heaps of clearance in the rear (surprisingly so since my C50 is noticably tighter in the rear) but the challenge will be the front clearance in your Star fork. See crappy pics below.
Thanks a lot! I do not have Star but Colnago Carbon 75 fork. I'm not sure if there is any difference.

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by NLC86

WTO 33 or 45 for my Tarmac SL6 (rim)?

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by jgpallero

NLC86 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:42 am
WTO 33 or 45 for my Tarmac SL6 (rim)?
What kind of terrain do you ride? Mountains, hills, flat? Strong wind? And your weight?

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jgpallero wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:37 pm
NLC86 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:42 am
WTO 33 or 45 for my Tarmac SL6 (rim)?
What kind of terrain do you ride? Mountains, hills, flat? Strong wind? And your weight?
Let's say that prevalent terrain is hilly and I do at least 1 mountain ride every weekend. Generally, speaking wind conditions are normal.
I'm 67kg.

Thanks for advising :)

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NLC86 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:25 pm
jgpallero wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:37 pm
NLC86 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:42 am
WTO 33 or 45 for my Tarmac SL6 (rim)?
What kind of terrain do you ride? Mountains, hills, flat? Strong wind? And your weight?
Let's say that prevalent terrain is hilly and I do at least 1 mountain ride every weekend. Generally, speaking wind conditions are normal.
I'm 67kg.

Thanks for advising :)
According to www.campagnolo.com the WTOs 33 are only 100 g lighter than the WTOs 45 so, although you ride hilly terrain and some mountain routes, I think this wheel's weight difference is not much important in the selection. I think that with a rider's weight of 67 kg and not extreme wind conditions the best selection in your case are the WTOs 45. Of course, an important thing is also your aesthetic preference
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