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    Fulcrum REDCarbon MTB Wheelset

    Fulcrum introduces RedCarbon, the new model with carbon fibre rims dedicated to XC/All Mountain biking and weighing only 1,450 g per pair.
    RedCarbon is the result of three years of studies and tests during which Fulcrum's aim was to realize a pair of wheels that would be lighter than RedMetal Zero – the model used by Julien Absalon when he conquered the rainbow jersey at the 2007 World Championships – but with even greater performance.

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    Thanks Light-bikes, you've just made my wheel choice for me. I was indecisive between the crossmax SLR's and the Red Metal Zero's. Looks like it's going to be the Red Carbon's.

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    Its interresting this.

    First DT Swiss came out with there carbon rims. Industry Nine are making there own carbon rims for use with there hubs/spokes and now we have these.

    People say its a stupid design but think about it, for release to the public they would have gone through rigerious testing and prototyping, they will be tough enough just expensive.

    It's a good thing though, with so many versions available it will drive the market forward and they should undergo enhancements - making them tougher and lighter.

    I must admit i would trust a carbon rim anyday over a Stans ZTR Race - those things are just "too light" for alloy.

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    They're 200gms heavier than the DT-Swiss XR-1250's, I wonder where the weight is?

    Any word on expected price of the Fulcrum compared to the $1500+/pr for the DT Swiss?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffster
    Industry Nine are making there own carbon rims for use with there hubs/spokes
    Any info on these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffster
    Its interresting this.

    Industry Nine are making there own carbon rims for use with there hubs/spokes and now we have these.
    isn´t that for the the road wheels?

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    Not according to what i heard from a source close to I9.

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