There's fine, and then there's Zipp

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Re: There's fine, and then there's Zipp

Postby frb_bike » Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:25 pm

greyhoundtom wrote:Just maybe there should be a “used by date” in relation to distance travelled on CF wheels, at which point they should be subject to being X rayed for fractures or other faults.


Wheel manufacturers would love that. Used by date = more sales :)

But given the severity of the consequences of a wheel falling apart, there is not much other choice but to have one methinks.
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Re: There's fine, and then there's Zipp

Postby AUbicycles » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:41 pm

winstonw wrote:Just browsing the Zipp website.
Who would have thunk it?


All fine, not indicating flex rather as I understand really the physical fit of the wheel with certain frames.
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Re: There's fine, and then there's Zipp

Postby warthog1 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:06 pm

AUbicycles wrote:
All fine, not indicating flex rather as I understand really the physical fit of the wheel with certain frames.


A couple of blokes in my old club had trouble fitting sub9 disc wheels in their tt frames. P3 and trinity I think they were.
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