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super light clincher rim

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PT = power tap

Carbon is fine I want it for both training and racing as I would want to have the PT for both.


The hub would off set the weight of the rim, and then some. So I want as light a rim as I can get away with.

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St. Elia said:
PT = power tap

Carbon is fine I want it for both training and racing as I would want to have the PT for both.


The hub would off set the weight of the rim, and then some. So I want as light a rim as I can get away with.

ta

Edge. I'd say 28h unless you are really light. Bring your checkbook and it's gotta be a tubular rim to be light.
 
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About the best you can do for an aluminum clincher is 400 grams (Sun Assault or Velocity Arrowhead).

Edge makes a low-profile carbon tubular rim that weights 200 grams. But they are super expensive at about $750 each. Probably not an idea wheel to use for training...
 
nightfend said:
About the best you can do for an aluminum clincher is 400 grams (Sun Assault or Velocity Arrowhead).

Edge makes a low-profile carbon tubular rim that weights 200 grams. But they are super expensive at about $750 each. Probably not an idea wheel to use for training...

Or Kinlin. 300mm 'aero' rims, pretty light so don't use too few spokes. 400 gram aluminum is somewhat 'fragile'.