Lightweight 3K monocoque carbon disc construction for strength and stiffness and built around a Shimano Ultegra 6700 9 and 10-speed compatible hub with super polished ball races for high precision, durability, and smooth rotation.
My riding is mostly climbing and endurance type rides. I weigh 170 pounds and would like something light (under 1500 grams I think), decently stiff for descending, and comfortable. The ability to go tubeless would be great. As a reference I am looking at the Volagi Ingnite SL carbon wheels, but t ... Read More »
Side walls on the disc brake rim slightly thinner or not significantly different? Clincher tyre use that is.
If tubular, then due to the 'boxed' design, does that mean thinner walls?
Material around nipple hole needs to be further strengthen? Due to additional torque from the hubs?Read More »
Options on a carbon road specific disc fork. I have found these 2 so far ... The Enve and the Evolution. The Enve is a 1.5" tapered steerer.
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Just saw this on HED's homepage:
"[B]Vanquish is not ready as a system yet. The rim is done - road tested, lab tested, wind tunneled, heat tested. It is completed.
But... it is a fact that carbon rims get hotter because they hold heat better. We have serious questions about the amount of heat ... Read More »