- light bicycle carbon rims
I’ve had wheels similarly built go on for years. Especially under a lwt like you
Aye, sure they’ll be fine, hence why I proceeded with the build 🙂
so what does each rim work out at £127 excluding import duty? (for the $170 rim)
That’s gonna depend on the exchange rate… Google reckons £101 currently.Posted 5 years agoMonkey BoyMember
Are folk successfully running these tubeless? Does it require more than just yellow tape? I appreciate that this can vary with tyre brands – I tend to run Maxxis Minion EXO 2.5, so any information about compatibility with Maxxis tyres would be appreciated.
Reading on mtbr.com it sounds like a lot of people were using Bontrager rim stips, I’m not sure how well this would work on these wider rims.Posted 5 years agowaldo1Member
I’m waiting on a set to be sent to finish my enduro.Posted 5 years ago
29er, 35mm hookless on hope hubs.
I initially wanted some derbys but he’s out of stock atm.
I did ask if they ccould make them with a sealed rim bed so they’d be fully UST but was told that the rim depth wont allow for this.
So I’m guessing stans dh tape is the one to use?one_happy_hippyMember
Just as a quick note the 33mm wide rims are still available in both ‘hooked’ and ‘hoodless’ rim profiles so be sure to specify when ordering if doing it through the LB website as they only had the clincher type up when I order and I had to go back an specify I wanted Hookless as they are a different part number.Posted 5 years agosq225917Member
The ERD was spot on on mine, built up with Cx-rays and Hopes, 20 & 142 (40t). They weigh the same as my Crossmax SX did but I’ll warrant they are stronger and will hold true for longer. And yes my tyre profile is now about 5mm wider. They hold a lot more at steper lean angles than they used to do.Posted 5 years agowaldo1Member
@J273 No link sorry.
I just emailed Carolin with my specification and everything was a ‘go’, apart from the tubless rim bed. Its doable on the 26, 33mm but not these 29, 35mm.
I’m being told by my lbs that ENVE tubless tape is basically gorilla tape~printed, and to use This….
One thing i didn’t think about when ordering is straight pull or j bend hubs.Posted 5 years ago
Apparently straight pull are stiffer for 29.
Have i missed out by buying j bend?aracerSubscriberhonourablegeorge wrote:
I’m wary of Revs at my weight (about 100kg)
Wouldn’t use Alu nipples – do you have to use them on CX Rays?
No reason not to use brass nipples with CX-Rays. Then again, no real advantage to them over Revs on a mountain bike – they’re effectively the same thickness and hence the same stiffness, so will build up just as strong a wheel. In theory CX-Rays have better fatigue strength as njee says, but in reality that shouldn’t be an issue with a well built wheel. If you’re wary of Revs because of your weight (they will build a less stiff and less strong wheel than DT Comp or Sapim Race) then exactly the same issues apply to CX-Rays.Posted 5 years agotwonksSubscriber
Thinking about a set of these for a SC Superlight to replace Hope Hoops with Arch EX rims.
The main reason is that I want to put the Hopes onto a HT build and as the FS is the main bike it is getting an ‘upgrade’ if they are deemed to be so.
I’m a little worried as I am 110KG and although don’t ride DH or jump around, I do hit things quite hard occasionally (mainly through too much speed as against talent ;o) )
The Stans rims are coping fine so I think the LB rims should be ok, but I’d be interested to hear peoples thoughts before I press the buy button.
Am thinking of the 33mm hookless with their spokes to build up onto a spare pair of Pro 2 hubs in my parts bag.Posted 5 years ago
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