Velox 56 Rim Strip

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $2.99


Product Description

700C roll, 7/16"/17mm width


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by D.L.O. a Road Racer from Durango area,CO USA

Date Reviewed: May 1, 2000

Strengths:    Tough material,never allows a spoke to
puncture a tube.


Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
I used to use poly rim strips but eventually
they puncture when you don't need them to fail.
Velox has worked for many years and i trust
it for road and especially mtn bike wheels.
Full 5 stars.

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Favorite Ride:   Breen Loop w of Durango

Similar Products Used:   Specialized rim tape

Bike Setup:   Specialized Carbon Comp,
Airborne Lucky Strike mtn bike


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by William from Baton Rouge

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2000

Strengths:    It's one one those sure things

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
The norrower version is all you need. It's amazing how much harder to put a tire on then you have the wider version, (1/8" width difference can really help you out when you do not have tire levers w/you.

I tried all sorts of different tapes in an effort to reduce rotational weight, the Dacron worked, but shifted a lot. In the end you need to realize that this stuff has been around forever for a reason.

Bit of a pain to shove a schrader valve through the presta hole, but not impossible for those who are commuters and are paranoid about presta valves.

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Similar Products Used:   athletic tape, dacron sail repair tape, eletrical tape

Bike Setup:   currently road and mtb Spinergy Spox wheelsets, w/a traditional cx wheelset



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