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NSMB - 2014 – 29er Thread

Jan. 15, 2014, 8:52 p.m.
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Testing hoops with a vendor is about all I can say.

I can say after riding carbon wheels (Easton Havens and now these) I'm sold on the ride quality of carbon rims.

These rims tick all the boxes right now: Light Bicycle clicky clicky

Doing a hookless version of these rims on King hubs for my Tallboy. After riding Reynolds carbon AMs on my TB for years and recently Derbys on E29 I won't be going back to aluminum rims except for backup wheels.

Jan. 15, 2014, 11:24 p.m.
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^Are you doing the 27mm wide hookless rims or is there another rim Im not seeing?

Why slag free swag?:rolleyes:

ummm, as your doctor i recommend against riding with a scaphoid fracture.

Jan. 16, 2014, 11:23 a.m.
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^Are you doing the 27mm wide hookless rims or is there another rim Im not seeing?

That's the one (22mm inside width) although I'm going to go with the beefier layup because I have a beefier layup.

Quite likely going with these actually:

http://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/1482228/

Certainly look to be one and the same with the LB rims but I'd rather have a bit of local support in case there are any issues.

Jan. 16, 2014, 12:40 p.m.
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That's the one (22mm inside width) although I'm going to go with the beefier layup because I have a beefier layup.

Quite likely going with these actually:

http://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/1482228/

Certainly look to be one and the same with the LB rims but I'd rather have a bit of local support in case there are any issues.

Funny, I met Trevor at a party over the holidays. Seems like he has his wheel business sorted.

Jan. 16, 2014, 12:55 p.m.
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That's the one (22mm inside width) although I'm going to go with the beefier layup because I have a beefier layup.

Quite likely going with these actually:

http://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/1482228/

Certainly look to be one and the same with the LB rims but I'd rather have a bit of local support in case there are any issues.

I have a set of these in 650B… very nice wheels.

Jan. 16, 2014, 7:54 p.m.
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what company is this? looks very fly by night like. it's a guy, his name is Trevor, he has the ability to make true first class rims of carbon to compete with the big companies? legit?

Jan. 16, 2014, 8:58 p.m.
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Legit apparently. Seems like a viable, local option.

Jan. 16, 2014, 9:17 p.m.
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Hooked up with a Chinese supplier most likely. There are tons on alibaba.

Is there a Vancouver in Taiwan?! I had no idea!!

Nothing sums up my life's achievements like my stuffed corpse, suplexing a cougar.

Jan. 16, 2014, 9:46 p.m.
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Yes, fully legit and definitely Chinese designed and supplied rims. Maybe not quite as progressive as Derby or as much skin in the game but still legit.

As a lighter, racier rim they should build into some nice XC wheels.

Jan. 17, 2014, 1:46 a.m.
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Less chit chat, moar pics gentlemen!

Jan. 17, 2014, 6:40 a.m.
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Mine should be here today. Will post pics later if the postman can make it up our street/rink.

Jan. 17, 2014, 8:51 a.m.
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These are my 650B carbon wheels from Trevor.. about 1700g for the pair. I know he can go a lot lighter with rim choice, but these are more suitable to my weight/riding style…

Jan. 17, 2014, 9:39 a.m.
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Another shot of my Instinct

Jan. 17, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
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Another shot of my Instinct

This thing is gorgeous.

Jan. 17, 2014, 5:14 p.m.
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Are those carbon?

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