Rim bead height (tubular)

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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by rainerhq

What to call for a reasonable rim bead height? Posted open mold rim has 5,5mm.
To mount securely 33mm cx tyre, need to use belgian method (glue+tape)? I´m pretty sure, tyre won´t touch the centre of rim bead, if only glue is used.
Or is it better to skip this kind of rim for cx?

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