Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby happybaboon on Mon 15/Dec/14 10:56pm

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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby happybaboon on Mon 15/Dec/14 10:57pm

Does make sense... "Here unwind these then wind them back up proper". So long as they're a pro. Shortage of pros.
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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Mon 15/Dec/14 11:30pm

nah.
unwind these, remove spokes and nipples, attach new shiney spokes and nipples wind up again. unless brand ne i think it woul be a very BIG mistake to re-use the spokes
shirly there must be someone in a shity the size of canberra who can spoke a wheel ??
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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Mon 15/Dec/14 11:31pm

strayan institute of sport might know . . . . . .
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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby happybaboon on Tue 16/Dec/14 12:03am

Might at least wait for it to go out of true SLIGHTLY or lose tension in a spoke somewhere........
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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby Oli on Tue 16/Dec/14 12:11am

These guys know their shit - check out their jersey collection as proof. =} http://www.rideshop.com.au/
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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Wed 17/Dec/14 1:21pm

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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby happybaboon on Wed 17/Dec/14 3:11pm

Oli wrote:These guys know their shit - check out their jersey collection as proof. =} http://www.rideshop.com.au/

Chur Oli
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I don't see a Roadworks jersey up there in the photo. It's out of frame or some sort of massive oversight I guess.
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Re: New Road Rims - Where Do I Get Pacentis?

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Thu 18/Dec/14 4:48pm

So Archetypes are easy = wiggle
Where do I get Pacentis gentlefolk ?
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Re: New Road Rims - Which?

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Thu 18/Dec/14 8:49pm



thanks

ouch :blink:
the 30+dollars per rim shipping makes the Hplusson Archetypes look pretty attractive at $82 per with no shipping. . . . .
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Re: New Road Rims - Where To Find Pacentis

Postby cyclenutnz on Fri 19/Dec/14 8:30pm

I'm above your weight currently though normally about the same. Have only had one wheel have broken spokes in the last 15yrs so either it was a bad batch of spokes (unlikely) or I just did something stupid building it (seems more likely, though is reasonably unusual). Handbuilt from someone who knows what they're doing should sort your rear wheel woes.

As far as rims - Pacenti are the nicest I've ever built.
Velocity A23 not nearly so well finished.
I usually use Kinlin XC 279 (23mm) as a decent quality, not too pricey option.

Note that you have to run lower tyre pressures to maintain rolling resistance - all the fluff about wider meaning better rolling is wrong if tyre pressure is the same.
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Re: New Road Rims - Where To Find Pacentis

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Fri 19/Dec/14 11:13pm

cyclenutnz wrote:I'm above your weight currently though normally about the same. Have only had one wheel have broken spokes in the last 15yrs so either it was a bad batch of spokes (unlikely) or I just did something stupid building it (seems more likely, though is reasonably unusual). Handbuilt from someone who knows what they're doing should sort your rear wheel woes.

As far as rims - Pacenti are the nicest I've ever built.
Velocity A23 not nearly so well finished.
I usually use Kinlin XC 279 (23mm) as a decent quality, not too pricey option.

Note that you have to run lower tyre pressures to maintain rolling resistance - all the fluff about wider meaning better rolling is wrong if tyre pressure is the same.

thanks mate
you have nicely summarised my end point opinion of
1. get proper handbuilt wheels if you biggish (lesson learned)
2 pacentis lovely but costly - 160 each from NZ suppier (plus Pand P) (cheaper - about 110 if self imported)
2 velocity scruffy
3 lower pressure = lower RR
but widerer rim makes it easier to run lower and better shape
whaddaya reckon about archtypes though?? 82 each from Wiggles?
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Re: New Road Rims - Where To Find Pacentis

Postby great uncle bulgaria on Mon 29/Dec/14 6:11pm

So I've decided n the Archtypes based on the cost difference being >than the utility difference from what I can gather (340NZ dollars from NZ supplier for 2 Pacentis, similar if i self import VS 164 for 2 archetypes.)

I simply cant afford the Pacentis right now.

Especially as I may have to rebuild both as i am now unsure about the rear (has had a few miles including a couple of winters and plenty hills)

My quandry is = how to reliably assess rim wear* . . . .

and which color archetypes and spokes to go with my black hope road hubs . . . . .

* might need biggerer betterer newerer thread
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Re: New Road Rims - Where To Find Pacentis

Postby wolffman1 on Mon 29/Dec/14 7:15pm

Logical choice.
The anodising on both the grey and black rims will wear off the brake track pretty swiftly, ie a few days it looks patchy. If this shits you the other option is to go for the silver rim.
Silver spokes are always good, essential if you go for the silver rims.
My set are going on an orange bike so I'm going with black spokes on the black rims but with silver hubs.
I've got an eBay sourced white industry rear hub and am waiting for a suitable front hub to show up.
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