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i am searching for light rims (not OPs posts)

i am searching for light rims (not OPs
Sep 6, 2002 1:23 PM
Ops weight 425 grams. Anything lighter and durable (i weight 195 lbs).

PS1:I dont care about aero shape.

PS2: Please post some brands that i can find in Europe if possible.

Sep 6, 2002 2:04 PM
Try looking for Excellights. While marginally lighter than the OP, IMHO they're better made. And yes, they're an easy find in Europe.
Sep 6, 2002 4:03 PM
The Velocity Aerohead has a very small profile, but it gives the rim a lot of strength. Lighter than OPs by 10 gm, stronger, and absolutely click free. I don't know about their availabilty in the EU/UK. Readily available by US mail order, so you may find overseas shipping a possibility.
re: i am searching for light rims (not OPs
Sep 6, 2002 4:30 PM
check out Campy and Fir. And regarding you post above, I'd go with 14/15s. Good luck.
Alex r390 = 412 grams Semi aero, feels strong (I'm 200)hanskr
Sep 7, 2002 5:27 AM
What is clicking?fbg111
Sep 7, 2002 7:11 AM
What is clicking in the rims, and how is caused?
What is clicking?4bykn
Sep 7, 2002 1:29 PM
The Open Pro's are notorious for a clicking/ticking noise. I had mine for over a year before it started. It appears the sound is from the eyelet/nipple interface. Just a bit of lube at the nipple fixes it. I've even heard that the sound comes from a specific set of eyelets, the five or so around the stickers. Other than that they are really fine rims.
re:how about AM 350's (350g)bsenez
Sep 8, 2002 1:53 AM
The american classic 350 rims are a 350g 700c clincher that sell for around $50... not sure on durability though