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    Carbonfan.com Skyweight 30/24 mm carbon wheelset

    Given the internal dimension, assume this qualifies as weight weenie. New T800 mix. 1290 grams on my uncalibrated scale. 30mm outer/24mm inner (verified with my digital caliper), DT240s XD driver, 54 poe, 28 spoke 3x Pillar bladed spokes straightpull. I don't have a tensionometer but feel very equal and threw them on my truing stand and they are trued very well. Have a 2.25/2.35 Racing Ralph set that mounted up quick and easy. Finish on the rims is fantastic. Only one ride in, but they're nicely stiff and snappy. Coming from a lightweight aluminum rimset that lost significant tension just inflating the tires and needing constant truing on the rear I'm looking forward to all the benefits of carbon.

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    Nice!!!!

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    what rigid fork is that please?

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    It's a Specialized Chisel fork. Specialized has them in their closeout section on their website for $185. Cool feature is it comes with a bonded on aluminum crown race which saves weight. Bad feature is it's only good for QR or the 9mm DT RWS Thru I use. No 15mm option.

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    I find these way more interesting than the LB Flyweight rims.

    * $74 cheaper
    * Asymmetric
    * 24mm inner width
    * Anti-burp bump

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    29" 30/24mm 28H UD matte

    Carbonfan.com Skyweight 30/24 mm carbon wheelset-llanta-carbono-1.jpg

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    Can someone post a link to these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by abelfonseca View Post
    Can someone post a link to these?

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    https://www.carbonfan.com/ Skyweight models. I've been riding mine for a couple months now and they are stellar. Weights on my scale are exactly as promised. I had the full wheelset made up with DT240 and Pilar spokes and build is top notch as well. Highly recommended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumblytumbly View Post
    https://www.carbonfan.com/ Skyweight models. I've been riding mine for a couple months now and they are stellar. Weights on my scale are exactly as promised. I had the full wheelset made up with DT240 and Pilar spokes and build is top notch as well. Highly recommended.
    How long did it take to get your wheelset in?

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    Took about a week for the build, with great communication. I probably added a day or 2 to that since I had lack of familiarity with the DT series hubs and build options so had some questions. Questions always answered within 12 hours though. Once they're shipped it's typical EMS to local carrier so that's 8-9 days to your door. I didn't pay for any expedited shipping.

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    Interesting! I had a quick look at the wheelset options, what do they mean as spoke drilling:

    External nipple 4.5mm & UST No expternal Hole - did you actually order this way so tubeless tape no longer required?

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    Note that the correct ERD for the 29" rims is 595mm, not 591mm as listed on their website.

    Luckily, I always wait to receive the rims and measure the ERD myself before ordering any spokes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ausable View Post
    Interesting! I had a quick look at the wheelset options, what do they mean as spoke drilling:

    External nipple 4.5mm & UST No expternal Hole - did you actually order this way so tubeless tape no longer required?

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    That was one of the questions I had. You can order them with no internal holes, no tape required. Not recommended. Too many downsides from what I researched on other brands that offered/offer this. Requires special nipples, building/truing a hassle, nipples get loose inside and people spend hours shaking them out, technically heavier than a strip of tape. Looks like this was seen as one of the advantages of carbon rims in the early days (no tape), but industry quickly moved on to normal eyelets due to overall hassle factor. That's what the internet tells me anyway. Unless you'll use the glue on tubular sew up tires which is a different rim structure altogether and mostly for roadies.

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    Thanks for the input rumblytumbly, I fully agree.
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