Stan's ZTR Alpha 340 V2.0

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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Mackers
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by Mackers

Beefier spoke bed and weight now is a porky 385 grams.

The weight difference between it and the Kinlin XR-200 is now negligible.

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ergott
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by ergott

385g is really the limit of what a lightweight, alloy rim can be. Even at that, these lightweight rims aren't for everybody.

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ajh
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I went through 3 rims last year, due to spoke holes crack front and rear and drive and non-drive. My last build I added nipple washers and I hope that keeps the wheels from issues.

If not I will be onto V2

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Anyone know when these are coming out?
I'm thinking I want to snatch up the v1.0 before it's too late. Been perfectly happy with mine.
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by Mackers

I think V2.0 started shipping in May.

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by Mackers

I believe Fairwheel Bikes still stocks V1.0.

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by roca rule

so much for the lightest alloy rim in the market. i never liked the stories of spokes lossing tension when the tire was inflated. i do love the idea of a wide rim design, but a low rim wall paired with a tubeless set up sounds like asking for trouble.

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by mjduct

come on ultralight disk brake equipped carbon clinchers!!!!!!

less weight at the rim, ease of clinchers, awesome braking performance!

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by shadwell

re lighter carbon disc rim ....doubt the rim will be much lighter than now....... there is relatively little material in the cross section for the brake track now.....

with the cross spoke, additional hub mass for the disc mount and the disc itself, i would expect a COMPARIBLE perfromance wheelst to be heavier with disc... no alot but still more...

Braking will however be bloody brilliant and less worry of a buckle buggering the ride etc etc... aero perhaps better too as the brake track flat will be gone... although this will be off set of less aero spokes and more frontal area of the disc and hub.....

All in you can see why there hasn't been a sprint to get road disc going..

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