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    Roval Traverse Alloy - way over advertised weight

    I just bought some roval traverse alloy 29s for a build Iím doing. I expected them to come in at about 1870g as advertised, but when I got them they were at around 2200g with tape. Pretty significant difference.

    https://rovalcomponents.com/collecti.../2019-traverse

    WTF, does specialized have a lower grade of these wheels for OEM builds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toddzilla View Post
    WTF, does specialized have a lower grade of these wheels for OEM builds?
    When you buy OEM, anything is possible. OEM spec often varies from aftermarket.
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

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    Did the ones you get have DT 350 hubs? I find it had to believe any wheels with DT 350's could be that heavy. If they have the sweet sweet formulas everyone else uses you can assure yourself they will be over 2000g.

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    Good question, even the nicer roval hubs use DT internals so the outsides donít make it obvious.

    Iíd guess the weight is in the spikes or hubs.

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    lol, those scammers. The Description says DT 350 but the Tech Specs say 360, a pawl hub.

    If they were using 350, there would be 675g at your rims.

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