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Alex AT400 Rims

3/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Double wall/ single eyelet design
  • Semi Aero profile
  • Wear Indicator line
  • A Shield joint, 28 or 32 holes


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by jodi a Commuter

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2010

Strengths:    strong light rimt stays true when spooks are replaced.and tighten

Weaknesses:    the spokes let the wheel down buy stretching
and braking


Bottom Line:   
replace my old wheels with Alex 400
2nd ride Brock a spoke 5 7 8th rides broken spokes and the wheel keep on going out of true. so went to the lbs got a set of stainless spokes for the fount and back. put them in and did my first rades spok on the fount wheel . ride 60 to 80 ks a week no more Brocken spooks and the wheels say true .

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Favorite Ride:   ridelikecraze

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Bike Setup:   giant tcr


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by jim brown a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 1, 2010

Strengths:    looks good

Weaknesses:    will it break without warning?

Bottom Line:   
potato chipped front wheel after going down steep three foot grade, 60 degrees parking lot to sidewalk, heard faint scrunging sound, paid no attention, should have. failed on tight turn thirty yards later. distelated humerus, permanent crimp in arm.
mentioned sound variance in spokes to bike shop, they said it's OK. I think not. Could have happened in street instead of sidewalk and I consider myself very lucky but I have lost trust.

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Favorite Ride:   hwy 101 oregon

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   touring cyclist, st

Similar Products Used:   used to ride Schwinn (80's,90's), Specialized (05 to now)

Bike Setup:   standard set up, switched to michelin tires


Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Doggity a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: May 29, 2010

Strengths:    Cheap.

Weaknesses:    Cheap.

Bottom Line:   
These are the kind of cheapo wheels that you always get on entry level bikes, and even some that are supposed to be well beyond entry level, like my 06 Roubaix was.
It wasn't more than a few hundred miles before I started busting spokes, we're talking like every 25 miles. True, I am a Clyde at 200lbs, but I'm more of a spinner than a hammerer. Like a faithless woman, damn things wouldn't stay true. Finally got a $400.00 set of handbuilts put on that bike, and all probs were gone like stink. So it was the wheels. Was it the rims, or the spokes? Well hard to say. Supposedly Spec got stung by a Korean supplier of cheap 14 gauge spokes that year, these may have been a factor. But I'm going thru the exact same thing with an 2010 Jamis Conquest Sport with very similar rims from Alex, so I can't help but think these are the reason. Avoid.

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Favorite Ride:   any one i walk away from

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   BikeNSport

Similar Products Used:   Similar to the Alex 1019's on my current Jamis Conquest Sport. If you're buying a new road bike, and the rims say "Alex", better factor in a set of Mavic Open Pro/Ultegras into the equation. You're better off having these handbuilt by someone who knows what they're doing, then buying a more expensive factory set anyway.




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ISO Alexrims AT400 or similar

This is a cross post from the "Wheels and Tires" forum. I am looking for a source of Alexrims AT400 32h or a suitable inexpensive alternative with the same ERD (600mm). Here are the specs from Alexrims.com [B]AT400 (ROAD RACING)[/B] [B]Features[/B]: Double wall/ single eyelet design S ... Read More »

ISO Alexrims AT400 or similar

I am looking for a source of Alexrims AT400 32h or a suitable inexpensive alternative with the same ERD (600mm). Here are the specs from Alexrims.com [B]AT400 (ROAD RACING)[/B] [B]Features[/B]: Double wall/ single eyelet design Semi Aero profile Wear Indicator line [B]Tech Spec[/ ... Read More »

Need advice on my Alex AT400's

First post, hope I put it in the right place! :eek: Hi I was wondering if you could steer me into the right direction. I am a clydesdale road rider currently weighing in at 275+ (although it's dropping weekly) and am trying to figure out what to do. I currently have a set of Alex AT400's and I ... Read More »

My Alex AT400 rear broke yet another spoke...

Damn thing doesn't even have quite 1K on it yet...it's now breaking spokes about every 25 miles. The LBS will 'do something with it under warranty' but I think I can see the handwriting on the wall. Don't want to mess with it any more. SO...I need to build up a RELIABLE wheelset, ala the thread belo ... Read More »

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