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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's not just RR that makes them wider. The...

It's not just RR that makes them wider. The giant internal width and lack of brake track mean the tire/rim interface involves less turbulence.

I agree you can't just make tires as big as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

As WhyFi pointed out, the fast and supple tires...

As WhyFi pointed out, the fast and supple tires today are pretty light.

Does it matter if the rim is shallower if it's faster? That just means less weight, and less vulnerability to cross winds,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Thanks! Is water wet? My favs are the...

​​​​​​Thanks! Is water wet?

My favs are the IRCs, followed by Pro Ones. Funny that they're both on the list.

You only mount tires that work with your rims. Kind of like in your car. Are you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Dangerous? Really? I've been on hookless rims...

Dangerous? Really? I've been on hookless rims for years. Haven't even died once yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Less rotational weight which people make a big...

Less rotational weight which people make a big deal of, and a stronger more important resistant rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

These sound more than a little reminiscent of...

These sound more than a little reminiscent of Enve's 4.5 ARs. In the profile including 25 mm internal, in being extra fat, and in being hookless. These are about 150g lighter which at that kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

New Firecrest 303s

Zipp put out a new generation of one of their most popular wheelsets. They're fat and hookless. New hubs.

While external width is only 1mm wider at 30mm, the rims use a hookless sidewall design...
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