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 Post subject: Wolber profil
PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:54 pm 
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I have two sets of 28H Wolber Profil 18 rims for tubulars. Lightly used. I can build them into track or fixed wheels at ca. 1450-1500 grams. They are very fast rims, in the 1990s they were the fastest rims around (yes, much faster than the Shamal!) and they are still lighter than many carbon rims at just over 300 grams each. Only for track or fixed as the braking on these is awful. They take tubulars 19-23 mm
Rims only 30 pounds per pair posted
Wheels built on Novatec track hubs and ACI DB spokes 150 pounds per set. 160 delivered

PM me or write me at pcoppo@gmail.com for any question


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:32 pm 
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If for fixed then surely a rear wheel only will be wanted, assuming the cyclist uses a front brake only.

As by your own words these rims make an effectively poor front wheel due to an 'awful' braking or lack of a braking surface....a pair would though be fine for the track or if one is crazy enough to go on the road 'sans' brake as some do.


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sawston_vulcan wrote:
If for fixed then surely a rear wheel only will be wanted, assuming the cyclist uses a front brake only.

As by your own words these rims make an effectively poor front wheel due to an 'awful' braking or lack of a braking surface....a pair would though be fine for the track or if one is crazy enough to go on the road 'sans' brake as some do.


Exactly... The brakin is effective, but the judder at the rim junction is pretty bad


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