The luxury of riding tubular tires gets even better with the Crono Racing Tubular wheels. The silver deep-section rim is very light and strong. Allowing as few as 16 spokes with no problem. Two diameters, three kinds of spokes -- in any combination, the Racing Tubular is one fast pair of wheels.
I decided to take the plunge and purchase a tubular wheelset. It's actually for cyclocross racing, but my question is about tire fit.
Many experts recommend stretching the tires first by installing them on the rims without glue for a day or two. The tires arrived, but the wheels aren't here yet ... Read More »
What would be the approximate year of these wheels based on the stickers and characteristics? They have the smaller font for EC90 Aero, versus some wheelsets with fonts as big as Easton. 2013ish?
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Just got a good deal on a used cross bike with alloy tubular wheels. I'm not planning on racing, just want to ride on local trails. Flat resistance is high priority --- weight, performance, etc are secondary.Read More »
What do you guys think about "open tubular" clinchers with latex tubes (for CX); vs tubulars. The Challenge versions have a very similar high TPI cotton casing (like the tubular versions). I can run fairly low pressures (on my Challenge Grifo "open tubular" clinchers) with the latex tubes, but sin ... Read More »