At just 385 grams, the Alpha 340 rim is many things to many different people - a lightweight climber, a super fast crit racer, a long distance trainer or anything in between. Make no mistake though, they are designed to handle some abuse as well, evidenced by being ridden to a Masters Cyclocross World Championship just months after being introduced. Black anodized finish with a machined brake track for consistent braking performance.
I am having a terrible time getting Maxxis 22C Radiale tires to stay sealed on Stans Notubes Alpha 340 ZTR rims. I have tried Stans valves, as well as Enve valves, and Enve rim tape. Does anyone have any experience with this combination.Read More »
Winstanleys Bikes have the Stans No Tubes ZTR Alpha 340 2012 Rim Black 700c 32 Hole version (only) for US$58.28 with free shipping:
[url=http://www.winstanleysbikes.co.uk/product/53516/Stans_No_Tubes_ZTR_Alpha_340_2012_Rim]Stans No Tubes ZTR Alpha 340 2012 Rim : Bikes | Mountain Bikes | Road Bike ... Read More »
I'm a 135 lbs road rider (125 lbs during the summer). Mostly recreational riding...with 2-5 races a year (road or crit). I have a set of Circus Monkey hubs(20h/24h). I'm thinking of using them to build up a set of ZTR Alpha 340's. I'll be using them as standard clinchers, not tubeless.
A couple q ... Read More »
Can anyone compare these 2 wheels?
The corsas are rated for heavier riders (275, while alphas are 250) but they do have a lower spoke count (24/28 vs 32/32). That said I read some reviews saying the alpha 340s are a little flexy.
I'm about 240 lbs and considering these wheels for some gravel ... Read More »
and the 1200 grams includes stem and tape if riding tubless. It says they can be used with clinchers and tubes as well.
I have a set of the ZTR Race 7000 (now called ZTR Podium MMX AC Wheelset) on my mountain ... Read More »