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weeracerweenie
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by weeracerweenie

Re: Modifying Carbon cranks, id never touch them in anyway other than stripping paint. I’ve snapped in modified crank arms and got lucky not hurting myself. No reason to increase the risk. Save some $$ and get some better cranks.
I guess there's worse hobbies than making a bike light? Right?

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Marin
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by Marin

Don't touch the carbon.

111OCT111
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by 111OCT111

Bridgeman wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:34 am
To the above post; I broke a collar bone as a result of a crankset failure.
Sorry to hear that.
weeracerweenie wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:10 am
Re: Modifying Carbon cranks, id never touch them in anyway other than stripping paint. I’ve snapped in modified crank arms and got lucky not hurting myself. No reason to increase the risk. Save some $$ and get some better cranks.
Yeah, I have exograms on my main bike. I was hoping to hear more from users who successfuly experimented with those cranks.
Marin wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:52 am
Don't touch the carbon.
I won't.

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andreszucs
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Scotch shipping strapping tape, 5.4g on a 26” wheel. Image


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weeracerweenie
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by weeracerweenie

andreszucs wrote:Scotch shipping strapping tape, 5.4g on a 26” wheel. Image


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Any idea what the stock / old stuff was and weighed? That’s strong tape too
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andreszucs
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weeracerweenie wrote:
andreszucs wrote:Scotch shipping strapping tape, 5.4g on a 26” wheel. Image


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Any idea what the stock / old stuff was and weighed? That’s strong tape too
Not exactly, but Looking on my old notes Notubes tape should be around 8-10g for the same wheel size, gorilla tape double from that at almost 20g.


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Bridgeman wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:34 am
To the above post; I broke a collar bone as a result of a crankset failure.
Did you break your Clavicula, clavicula or both?
andreszucs wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:00 am
Scotch shipping strapping tape, 5.4g on a 26” wheel.
What's the rim/tape width? Tesa 4289 in ~20mm is about ~5.5g for one layer on 700c rims. Did you tubeless it too?

kode54
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by kode54

no blow through on spoke holes?

that's what i'm always afraid of. looks like only one wrap revolution...not twice?
andreszucs wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:00 am
Scotch shipping strapping tape, 5.4g on a 26” wheel. Image


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- AX Lightness Vial EVO D + DA9150 + Enve SES 4.5 carbon hubs
- Parlee Altum + DA9150 + Enve SES 4.5 carbon hubs
- Parlee ESX + DA9150 + THM SRM PM + Enve SES 6.7 CK hubs
- Guru Praemio R Titanium + DA9150 + Enve 3.4 CK hubs

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andreszucs
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kode54 wrote:no blow through on spoke holes?

that's what i'm always afraid of. looks like only one wrap revolution...not twice?
andreszucs wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:00 am
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I rocked 40 psi in it with a 2.1 tire and it was just fine, yes, just one revolution.


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