Damon Rinard's
Wheel Stiffness Data

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Data Table of Deflection Measurements

SUMMARY
Most flexible (Aerospoke plastic wheel): 5.23mm deflection
Stiffest (new style Spinergy RevX 650c): 0.97mm deflection
Lightest (ADA track front wheel): 432g
Heaviest (Ambrosio Ener n.m. disc): approx. 2500g

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Description of Wheel Mass, grams (no skewer) Rim Width x Depth, mm Average Lateral Deflection, +/-0.05mm
(no photo) 1. MA40 32 spoke rear built 3-cross using DT 2.0 - 1.8 mm swaged spokes with brass nipples on a Shimano Ultegra 8speed cassette hub. not measured 20.3w x 13.8d mm 1.98mm

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2. MA2 32 spoke front built 3-cross using DT 1.8 - 1.6 mm swaged spokes with brass nipples on a Campagnolo C-Record hub. 799g 20.3w x 13.8d mm 1.91mm

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3. Falcon Accel disc. Track rear disc wheel. Molded carbon fiber rim bonded to tensioned Kevlar skins. 895g not measured 2.03mm

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4. MA2 32 spoke rear built 3-cross using Wheelsmith 1.8 - 1.6 mm swaged spokes with alloy nipples on an old Mavic 6 speed freewheel-style hub. 819g 20.3w x 13.8d mm 2.62mm from RH

2.57mm from LH


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5. Matrix ISO C II 32 spoke front built radially using Wheelsmith 1.8 - 1.6 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a Dura-Ace HB-7400 hub. 697g 19.1w x 20.1d mm 1.91mm

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6. Campagnolo Lambda 32 spoke front built 3-cross using DT 2.0 - 1.8 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a Dura-Ace HB-7400 hub. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 819g 19.8w x 21.2d mm 1.45mm

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7. Campagnolo Lambda 32 spoke rear built 3-cross using DT 2.0 - 1.8 mm swaged spokes and alloy and brass nipples on a Dura-Ace 8 speed hub. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1028g 19.8w x 21.2d mm 2.34mm from RH

2.31mm from LH


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8. ADA 20 spoke front. 2000. Carbon fiber rim, built 2-cross using carbon fiber spokes covered with Kevlar socks on an ADA hub. Kevlar braking surface. 760 g including Corsa CX tire. approx. 510g 21.4w x 51.3d mm 2.11mm

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9. ADA 20 spoke rear. 2000. Carbon fiber rim, built 2-cross using carbon fiber spokes covered with Kevlar socks on an ADA hub. Kevlar braking surface. 892 g including Corsa CX tire. approx. 642g 21.4w x 51.3d mm 3.02mm from RH

3.02mm from LH


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10. Rolf Vector 20 spoke front. 1999 Vector (not Comp nor Pro) built radially in pairs using DT 2.0 - 1.8 mm swaged spokes and brass nipples on a Rolf hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 837g 18.0w x 25.0d mm 1.70mm at pairs

1.73mm between


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11. Rolf Vector 24 spoke rear. 1999 Vector (not Comp nor Pro) built in pairs using DT 2.0 - 1.8 mm swaged spokes and brass nipples on a Rolf 8 speed hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 1084g 17.8w x 25.0d mm 2.26mm from RH

2.26mm from LH


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16. Mavic Cosmic 16 spoke tubular front built radially using 2.8 x 1.4 mm elliptical spokes and hidden brass nipples on a Mavic hub. Thanks to Darryl Mataya. 917g 18.3w x 37.7d mm 1.70mm

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17. Mavic Cosmic 16 spoke tubular rear built 1-cross using 2.8 x 1.4 mm elliptical spokes and hidden brass nipples on a Mavic hub. Thanks to Darryl Mataya. 1097g 18.3w x 37.7d mm 2.46mm from RH

2.36mm from LH


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18. Sun CRT16-II 36 spoke front built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on a 1993 Campagnolo Chorus hub. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 990g 21.3w x 15.4d mm 1.45mm

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19. Rigida DP-18 36 spoke rear built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on a Shimano RX100 8 speed hub at 135 mm. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1248g 18.2w x 29.6d mm 1.35mm from RH

1.37mm from LH


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20. Campagnolo 700c Dedra 36 spoke front built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on a KK low flange hub. Thanks to Rob Bernhard. 973g 22.8w x 16.3d mm 1.14mm

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21. Campagnolo 700c Dedra 36 spoke rear built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on an 8 speed Shimano Parallax hub at 135 mm. Thanks to Rob Bernhard. 1198g 22.8w x 16.3d mm 1.57mm from RH

1.55mm from LH


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22. Mavic Module E 27 inch 36 spoke front built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on an old Phil Wood hub. Thanks to Rob Bernhard. 959g 19.8w x 13.0d mm 1.35mm

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23. Mavic Module 4 27 inch 36 spoke rear built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on an old Phil Wood 6 speed freewheel hub. Thanks to Rob Bernhard. 1130g 25.8w x 14.2d mm 1.57mm from RH

1.57mm from LH


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24. Mavic CXP30 32 spoke front built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on an Ultegra HB-6400 hub. Thanks to Rob Bernhard. 938g 19.4w x 30.3d mm 1.27mm

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25. Mavic CXP30 32 spoke rear built 3-cross using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on an Ultegra FH-6402 8 speed hub. Thanks to Rob Bernhard. 1170g 19.4w x 30.3d mm 1.75mm from RH

1.75mm from LH


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26. Specialized Composite front. Clincher rim. Newer than the painted ones, older than the Ultralight ones. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1110g 19.0w x 54.6d mm 2.36mm at spokes

3.71mm between


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27. Specialized Composite rear. Cassette hub, clincher rim. Newer than the painted ones, older than the Ultralight ones. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1283g 19.0w x 54.6d mm 2.31mm at spokes

3.68mm between


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28. Rigida DP-18 12 spoke front, 650c. Built radially using DT 2.0 mm spokes and brass nipples on a Specialized sealed bearing hub. Spokes are in pairs 15 degrees apart. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 793g 18.2w x 29.6d mm 1.75mm at pairs

1.83mm between


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29. Specialized Composite rear, 650c. Cassette hub, clincher rim. Newer than the painted ones, older than the Ultralight ones. 1102g 18.7w x 50.2d mm

1.91mm at spokes

2.97 between


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30. Velomax Javelin 18 spoke front. 1999. Built radially using 2.0-1.7 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a narrow Velomax R1 sealed bearing hub. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 735g 18.7w x 29.9d mm 2.45mm

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31. Velomax Javelin 24 spoke rear. 1999. Built 2 cross/radially using 2.0-1.7 mm swaged spokes and brass/alloy nipples on a narrow Velomax R1 sealed bearing hub. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1102g 18.6w x 30.0d mm 2.24mm from RH

2.31mm from LH


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32. Shimano WH-7700 16 spoke front. 1999. Built 1 cross in pairs using 1.4 x 2.6 mm elliptical spokes and alloy nipples. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 739g 18.8w x 29.6d mm 2.11mm

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33. Shimano WH-7700 16 spoke rear. 1999. Built 1 cross in pairs using 1.4 x 2.6 mm elliptical spokes and alloy nipples. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 963g 18.8w x 29.6d mm 3.81mm from RH

3.78mm from LH


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34. HED 650c disc, tubular. Freewheel hub. not measured not measured 4.14mm

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35. Velomax Orion Comp 24 spoke front. 1999. Built radially using 2.0 - 1.7 mm spokes and alloy nipples on a narrow Velomax R1 sealed bearing hub. 650g 19.7w x 20.9d mm 2.49mm

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36. Velomax Orion Comp 28 spoke rear. 1999. Built 2 cross and radially using 2.0 - 1.7 mm spokes with brass and alloy nipples on a narrow Velomax R1 sealed bearing hub. 880g 19.7w x 20.9d mm 2.74mm from RH

2.79mm from LH


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37. Campagnolo Nucleon 22 spoke front. 2000. Radial 2.0mm round and 1.0 x 2.2 bladed section spokes. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 680g 20.9w x 18.5d mm 1.98mm

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38. Campagnolo Nucleon 24 spoke rear. 2000. Right side spokes: 2.0mm round ends with 1.3 x 2.8 mm bladed center section. Left side spokes: 2.0mm round ends with 1.0 x 2.2 mm bladed center section. Serial number 90610213. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 909g 20.8w x 18.5d mm 1.96mm from RH

1.96mm from LH


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39. Mavic X517 32 spoke front. Built 3 cross using Wheelsmith 2.0 - 1.45 mm swaged spokes with alloy nipples on a Shimano XTR hub (HB-M950). Wheelsmith Gold label #278474. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 693g 22.0w x 18.5d mm 1.30mm

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40. Mavic X517 32 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using Wheelsmith 2.0 - 1.45 mm swaged spokes with alloy nipples on a Shimano XTR hub. Wheelsmith Gold label #278765. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 870g 22.0w x 18.5d mm 1.70mm

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41. Mavic GP4 36 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0 mm straight gauge spokes and brass nipples on a Shimano Dura-Ace HB-7400 hub. Thanks to Todd Holland. 862g 20.1w x 12.1d mm 1.24mm

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42. Mavic GP4 36 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0 mm straight gauge spokes and brass nipples on a Shimano Dura-Ace 7 speed cassette hub. Thanks to Todd Holland. 1072g 20.0w x 12.1d mm 1.85mm from RH

1.78mm from LH


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43. Bontrager RaceLite 24 spoke front. 1999. Built radially using DT 2.0 x 1.5 mm swaged spokes and brass nipples on a Bontrager/Chris King hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 616g 22.2w x 19.1d mm 1.35mm

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44. Bontrager RaceLite 28 spoke rear asym. 1999. Built 3 cross/radial using DT 2.0 x 1.5 mm swaged spokes and brass nipples on a Bontrager/Chris King hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 806g 22.2w x 17.9d mm 1.60mm from RH

1.63mm from LH


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45. Mavic CXP21 28 spoke 650c front. Built 2 cross using Wheelsmith 2.0 x 1.5 mm swaged spokes and aluminum nipples on a Dura-Ace HB-7700 hub. Wheelsmith Gold Label #277064. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 686g 20.0w x 19.5d mm 1.35mm

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46. Mavic CXP21 28 spoke 650c rear. Built 2 cross using Wheelsmith 2.0 x 1.5 mm swaged spokes and aluminum nipples on a Dura-Ace FH-7700 hub. Wheelsmith Gold Label. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 877g 20.0w x 19.5d mm 1.91mm from RH

1.91mm from LH


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47. Mavic X517 32 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0 mm straight gauge spokes with brass nipples on a Shimano LX hub (HB-M563). Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 787g 22.0w x 18.4d mm 1.17mm

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48. Mavic X517 32 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0 mm straight gauge spokes with brass nipples on a Shimano LX hub (FH-M565). Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 1018g 22.0w x 18.4d mm 1.40mm from RH

1.37mm from LH


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50. Mavic Open Pro 32 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0 mm straight gauge spokes with aluminum nipples on a Dura-Ace hub (HB-7700). Thanks to Brad Hunter. not measured not measured 1.55mm

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51. Zipp 950, 700c disc. 8 speed cassette hub, gold flanges. 1461 g including Continental Competition 19 "225g". Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 1236g not measured 2.08mm from RH

2.01mm from LH


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52. Aerospoke 700c tubular front. 1440 g including Continental Sprinter 250. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 1190g not measured 5.16mm at spokes

5.23mm between


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53. Aerospoke 700c tubular rear. Track hub. 1494 g including Avocet FasGrip Road "290" tubular. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 1204g not measured 5.00mm at spokes

5.05mm between


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54. Zipp 400 650c 18 spoke front. Built radially (elbows out) with DT bladed spokes and alloy nipples on a Sansin GyroMaster narrow hub. 874 g including Continental Competition GP tire. Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 649g not measured 2.29mm

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55. Zipp 870 650c disc. Freewheel hub with gold flanges.1628 g including Sachs 8 speed 12-21 freewheel and Zipp Tufo 20 mm tubular. Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 958g not measured 1.78mm from RH

1.73mm from LH


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56. Spinergy RevX 650c tubular front. Early model (S/N 107760). 976 g including Continental LA "245g". Spokes 1.3 x 35 mm; no reinforcement pocket. Spokes totally slack under 25.78 pound test load! Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 731g 19.2w x 48.8d mm 4.17mm at spokes

3.51mm between

(no photo) 57. Spinergy RevX 650c tubular rear. Early model (S/N 107875). 1152 g including Continental Competition GP. Carbon fiber spokes 1.3 x 35 mm; no reinforcement pocket. Spokes totally slack under 25.78 pound test load! Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 907g 19.3w x 48.9d mm 3.71mm at spokes

3.02mm between


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58. Corima 650c 12 spoke front. Carbon fiber over foam core rim, built radially with bladed spokes. 879 g including Continental LA "245g" tire. Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 634g 19.8w x 39.8d mm 2.18mm

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59. Corima 650c 4 spoke rear. HR (High Resistance) model, not HM (High Modulus). Spokes 16.6 x 71.9 mm. Cassette hub. 1175 g including Continental LA "245g". Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 930g 19.8w x 35.1d mm 2.08mm at spokes

2.57mm between


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60. Spinergy RevX 650c clincher front. Late model (S/N 315036). Spokes 1.3 x 35 mm; no reinforcement pocket. Higher tension than older model; no spokes went slack! Thanks to Dan Rock. 832g 19.4w x 48.5d mm 0.99mm at spokes

1.47mm between


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61. Sun M17A 24 spoke rear. Built 2 cross/radial (elbows in) using DT blades on Hi-E high/low flange freewheel hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 702g not measured 2.03mm from RH

2.01mm from LH


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62. Zipp 3000 700c three spoke. 1181 g including Continental LA tire. Thanks to Dan Rock. approx. 911g not measured 1.75mm at spokes

4.11mm between


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63. Ambrosio Ener n.m. 700c disc. Lenticular disc for tubulars. Gipiemme freewheel rear hub. Moser's disc? Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 2500 g! not measured 1.52mm

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64. Mavic MA2 36 spoke front. Built 3 cross using 2.0 mm stainless steel spokes on a KT high flange track hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. not measured 20.3w x 13.8d mm 1.50mm
(no photo) 65. Mavic MA2 36 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using 2.0 mm stainless steel spokes on a KT high flange track hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 1092g 20.3w x 13.8d mm 2.01mm

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66. Mavic GEL280 32 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0/1.8 mm swaged spokes on a Superbe Pro high flange track hub. 1060 g including Continental Sprinter 250. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 810g not measured 2.16mm

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67. Mavic GEL280 32 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using DT 2.0/1.8 mm swaged spokes on a Superbe Pro high flange track hub. 1086 g including Continental Sprinter 250. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 836g not measured 1.83mm

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68. Velocity Deep V 650c 24 spoke front. Built 2 cross using Wheelsmith blades on a Sansin Gyromaster narrow hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 797g 18.7w x 29.9d mm 2.08mm

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69. Velocity Deep V 650c 28 spoke rear. Built 2 cross using Wheelsmith blades on an Ultegra 8 speed cassette hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 1025g 18.7w x 29.9d mm 1.42mm from RH

1.40mm from LH


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70. Velocity Deep V 700c 28 spoke front. Built 2 cross using Wheelsmith blades and alloy nipples on an Ultegra HB-6500 front hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 815g 18.7w x 29.9d mm 1.40mm

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71. Velocity Deep V 700c 32 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using Wheelsmith blades and alloy nipples on an Ultegra 9 speed cassette hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 1067g 18.7w x 29.9d mm 1.83mm from RH

1.83mm from LH


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72. Matrix ISO-C (not C-II) 28 spoke front. Built radially (elbows in) using DT flat blades on a Hi-E old style front hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 862g 19.2w x 21.4d mm 1.09mm

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73. Matrix ISO-C (not C-II) 28 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT flat blades and brass nipples on a Hi-E low/low flange freewheel hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 931g 19.2w x 21.4d mm 1.70mm from RH

1.70mm from LH


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74. HED 650c disc. Cassette hub, tubular rim. 1479 g including Continental Competition GP. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 1239g not measured 4.65mm

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75. HED 650c disc. Freewheel hub, tubular rim. Mis-labeled. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 1030g not measured 3.94mm

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76. HED 700c disc. Freewheel hub, tubular rim. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1229g not measured 5.23mm

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77. HED Jet 24 spoke 700c front. Built radially using 2.0 bladed spokes on a Sonic hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 870g 18.3w x 61.9d mm 2.21mm

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78. Specialized Composite rear. Old style (painted). 8 speed cassette hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 1347g 19.0w x 54.6d mm 2.06mm at spokes

3.20mm between


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79. Zipp 400 (650c) 24 spoke rear. Built 2 cross/radial (elbows in) on a Zipp 8 speed cassette hub with gold flanges. 1108 g including Continental Competition GP. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 868g not measured 2.06mm from RH

1.96mm from LH


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80. Ambrosio Medaille d'Or 36 spoke front. Built 4 cross on a large flange track hub. 1210 g including Vittoria Team TSD. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 920g 20.1w x 12.1d mm 1.42mm

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81. Campagnolo Ypsilon 36 spoke front. Built 3 cross using 2.0 mm stainless spokes and brass nipples on a Specialized sealed bearing low flange hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 881g 19.8w x 21.2d mm 1.30mm

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82. Campagnolo Ypsilon 36 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using 2.0 mm stainless spokes and brass nipples on a Specialized sealed bearing low flange freewheel hub. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. 943g 19.8w x 21.2d mm 1.75mm from RH

1.75mm from LH


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83. Mavic (model?) 36 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT 1.8 mm spokes on an OMAS track hub. 1085 including Avocet FasGrip Road "290" tubular. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 795g not measured 1.73mm
(no photo) 84. Mavic (model?) 36 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using DT 1.8 mm spokes on an OMAS track hub. 1193 including Clement Scatto Servisio Corse tubular. Thanks to Jon Isaacs. approx. 953g not measured 1.17mm from RH

1.14mm from LH


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86. Zipp 400 18 spoke front. Built radially with Wheelsmith bladed spokes and alloy nipples on a 1957 Campagnolo high flange track hub. 1134 g including Criterium Sprint tubular. Thanks to fShaun Wallace. approx. 954g 20.8w x 57.1d mm 1.80mm

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87. Campagnolo Shamal 16 spoke front. Tubular rim built radially elbows in with bladed spokes 2 mm diameter and 1.2 x 2.9mm aero bladed section. Thanks to Shaun Wallace. 838g 19.1w x 40.5d mm 1.91mm

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88. Campagnolo Shamal 14 spoke front. 1999 tubular model built radially with bladed spokes 2mm diameter and 1.0 x 2.0mm aero bladed section. Thanks to Shaun Wallace. 888g 21.0w x 38.2d mm 1.91mm

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89. Campagnolo Shamal 16 spoke rear. 1999 tubular model built 1 cross/radially with bladed spokes. Right side spokes 2mm diameter and 1.3 x 2.8mm aero section. Left side spokes 2mm diameter and 1.0 x 2.0mm aero bladed section. S/N 90716190. Thanks to Shaun Wallace. 1050g 21.0w x 38.2d mm 1.91mm

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90. Aerosports Trialist flat disc. Unidirectional carbon fiber skins over nomex honeycomb core. Aluminum clincher rim, freewheel hub. Thanks to Jane Rinard. 1661g 20.1 mm 1.40mm

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91. Campagnolo Seoul 88 32 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using DT 1.8 mm spokes and brass nipples on a Campagnolo C-Record high flange track hub. 1172 g including a Criterium Special tubular. Thanks to Shaun Wallace. approx 977g 19.6w x 21.3d mm 1.04mm

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92. Mavic X222 32 spoke front. Built radially (elbows in) using DT 1.8 mm spokes and aluminum nipples on a Specialized Stout front hub. Quick release skewer is 9 mm. Thanks to Todd Kuzma. 751 g w/o 82g skewer 21.8w x 17.8d mm 0.97mm

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93. Mavic X222 32 spoke rear. Built 3 cross using DT 1.8 mm spokes and aluminum nipples on a Specialized Stout rear hub. Quick release skewer is 5 mm. Thanks to Todd Kuzma. 1028g 21.7w x 17.8d mm 1.42mm

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94. Sun ME14A 32 spoke front. Built radially, elbows in using Wheelsmith 2.0 mm stainless steel spokes and brass nipples on a Specialized Stout front hub. Quick release skewer is 9 mm. Thanks to Todd Kuzma. 843 g w/o 82g skewer 18.2w x 19.7d mm 1.27mm

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95. Sun ME14A 32 spoke front. Built radially,elbows out using Wheelsmith 2.0 mm stainless steel spokes and brass nipples on a Specialized Stout front hub. Quick release skewer is 9 mm. Thanks to Todd Kuzma. 843 g w/o 82g skewer 18.2w x 19.7d mm 1.12mm

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96. Mavic Ksyrium front. 2000. Built radially, using 18 bladed proprietary alloy spokes (1.7 x 5.2 mm) and alloy nipples on a Mavic sealed bearing hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 731g 18.9w x 24.7d mm 2.11mm

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97. Mavic Ksyrium rear. 2000. Built almost radially on the right side and 2.5 on the left side, using 20 proprietary alloy spokes (1.7 x 5.2 mm) and alloy nipples on a Mavic sealed bearing hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 947g 19.2w x 24.7d mm 2.84mm

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98. Cane Creek Crono WAM 24 spoke front. 1999. Built radially using 2.0 - 1.7 mm swaged spokes. 734g 21.3w x 15.0d mm 1.42mm

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99. Cane Creek Crono WAM 28 spoke rear. 1999. Built 3 cross on the right side and radially on the left using 2.0 - 1.7 mm swaged spokes. 1064g 23.3w x 18.0d mm 1.47mm from RH

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100. ADA 650c track front 20 spoke protoype. 2000. Built 2 cross with Kevlar covered carbon fiber spokes, carbon fiber rim, ADA hub. Spokes 3.5 mm dia. 3.5 mm of dish. 432g 19.5w x 50.3d mm 1.85mm from RH

1.85mm from LH


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101. Corima 700c 4 spoke rear clincher. HM (High Modulus) model, not HR (High Resistance). Spokes 19.7 x 74.0 mm. Cassette hub. Thanks to Brad Hunter. 1130g 19.7w x 36.5d mm not recorded at spokes

3.12mm between.


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102. Spinergy RevX 700c clincher front. 2000 (S/N 301526). Reinforcement pocket on inner surface of spokes. Without X-Beams. Thanks to Eric Hollenbeck. not measured not measured 1.45mm at spokes;

2.24mm between


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103. Spinergy RevX 700c clincher front. 2000 (S/N 301526). Reinforcement pocket on inner surface of spokes. With X-Beams. Thanks to Eric Hollenbeck. not measured not measured 1.50mm at spokes;

2.31mm between


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104. Spinergy RevX Super Stiff 700c clincher rear. 2000 (S/N 357185). Reinforcement pocket on inner surface of spokes. No X-Beams. Thanks to Eric Hollenbeck. not measured not measured 1.17mm at spokes

1.85mm between


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105. Mavic GEL280 32 spoke front. Built 3 cross using DT 1.8 mm spokes and brass nipples on a Campagnolo large flange track hub. Thanks to Eric Hollenbeck. not measured not measured 2.39mm

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106. Spinergy Spox R1 28 spoke front. 1999. Built radially with 2.8 mm Vectran spokes on a Spinergy hub with carbon shell. Clincher. 687g 19.4w x 19.4d mm 2.44mm

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107. Spinergy Spox R1 32 spoke rear. 1999. Built with 2.8 mm Vectran spokes, radial on right side and 2 cross on left, on a Spinergy Shimano compatible hub with carbon shell. Clincher. 905g 19.4w x 19.4d mm 2.95mm from RH

2.90mm from LH


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108. Rolf Sestriere 20 spoke front. 2000. Built radially using 20 DT 2.0-1.5 mm stainless steel spokes and alloy nipples on a Rolf hub based on DT-Hügi 240. Clincher Rim: 456g. Spokes: 91g. Nipples: 6g. Hub: 99g. 652g 19.2w x 23.0d mm 2.24mm

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109. Rolf Sestriere 24 spoke rear. 2000. Built 2 cross using 24 DT 2.0-1.5 mm stainless steel spokes and alloy nipples on a Rolf hub based on DT-Hügi 240. Clincher Rim: 455g. Spokes: 112g. Nipples: 7g. Hub: 253g. 826g 19.2w x 23.0d mm 3.53mm from RH (LH spokes totally slack)

3.28mm from LH


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110. Lew 14 spoke front. 2000. Built radially (elbows in) using DT 2.0-1.5 mm stainless steel spokes and hidden nipples on a White Industries hub. 728 g including Continental Competition 19 tire. Thanks to Vic Copeland. approx. 503g 17.1w x 43.0d mm 3.61mm

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111. Lew 20 spoke rear. 2000. Right side: 2 cross DT 2.0-1.8 mm stainless steel spokes. Left side: radial (elbows in) DT 2.0-1.5 mm stainless steel spokes. Nipples hidden in rim. White Industries hub. 1009 g including Continental Competition 19 tire. Thanks to Vic Copeland. approx. 784g 17.1w x 43.0d mm 3.61mm from RH

3.33mm from LH


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112. Lew 16 spoke front. 2000. Built radially (elbows in) using DT 2.0-1.5 mm stainless steel spokes and hidden nipples on a White Industries hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 502g 17.1w x 43.0d mm 3.43mm

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113. Lew 20 spoke rear. 2000. Right side: 2 cross DT 2.0-1.8 mm stainless steel spokes. Left side: radial (elbows in) DT 2.0-1.5 mm stainless steel spokes. Nipples hidden in rim. White Industries hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 715g 17.1w x 43.0d mm 3.53mm from RH

3.45mm from LH


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114. Campagnolo Vento 16 spoke rear. 2000. Built 1 cross on the right and radially on the left using 2.0-1.3x2.7-2.0mm stainless steel spokes. Nipples hidden in rim. Thanks to Russell Seaton. 1088g 20.2w x 38d mm 1.85mm from RH

1.85mm from LH


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115. Campagnolo Vento 14 spoke front. 2000. Built radially using 2.0-1.3x2.7-2.0mm stainless steel spokes. Nipples hidden in rim. Thanks to Russell Seaton. 915g 20.2w x 38d mm 1.69mm

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116. Rolf Vector Comp 18 spoke front. 2000. Built radially using 2.0mm aero stainless steel spokes. Thanks to Ken Robb. 790g not measured 1.78mm

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117. Rolf Vector Comp 20 spoke rear. 2000. Built 2 cross using 2.0mm aero stainless steel spokes. Some LH spokes totally slack under test load from RH side. Thanks to Ken Robb. 1077g not measured 2.44mm from RH

2.35mm from LH


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118. Spinergy Xaero 20 spoke rear. 2000. Built 2 cross using 2.8mm Poly (p-phenylene-2,6-benzobisoxazole) (PBO) spokes on an EDCO made hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 959g 19.3w x 30.0d mm 3.0mm from RH

2.67mm from LH


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119. Shimano WH-6500 16 spoke front. 2000. Built 1 cross in pairs using 1.4 x 2.6 mm elliptical spokes and alloy nipples. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 790g 18.9w x 29.8d mm 2.62mm

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120. Shimano WH-6500 16 spoke rear. 2000. Built 1 cross in pairs using 1.4 x 2.6 mm elliptical spokes and alloy nipples. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 1050g 19.0w x 29.8d mm 3.86mm from RH

3.90 from LH


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121. Rolf Vector Pro 14 spoke front. 1999. Built radially in pairs using DT 2.0 - 3.3x1.1 - 2.0mm aero spokes and hidden nipples on a DT Swiss 240 hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 805g 18.4w x 30.9d mm 1.86mm


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122. Rolf Vector Pro 16 spoke rear. 1999. Built 1 cross in pairs using DT 2.0 - 3.3x1.1 - 2.0mm spokes and hidden nipples on a DT Swiss 240 hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 979g 18.4w x 30.8d mm 2.69 from RH

2.69 from LH


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123. Campagnolo Vento 16 HPW 16 spoke front. Built radially using 2.0 - 3.0x1.4 - 2.0mm aero spokes and hidden nipples on a Campagnolo hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 872g 18.6w x 40.4d mm 1.85mm


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124. Campagnolo Vento 16 HPW 16 spoke rear. Built 1 cross on right and radially on left using 2.0 - 3.0x1.3 - 2.0mm aero spokes and hidden nipples on a Campagnolo 8 speed hub. Thanks to Hi-Tech Bikes. 1193g 18.5w x 40.4d mm 2.31 from RH

2.16 from LH


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125. X-treme AC Pro 18 spoke front. Built radially on using 2.0 - 3.2x1.1 - 2.0mm aero spokes and hidden nipples on an X-treme ti hub. Rim is carbon over honeycomb core with aluminum tire bed. Thanks to Chuck Davis. 803g 17.6w x 45.3d mm 3.07mm

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126. X-treme AC Pro 24 spoke rear. Built 2 cross on right and radially on left using 2.0 - 2.7x1.3 - 2.0mm aero spokes and hidden nipples on an X-treme 8 speed ti hub. Rim is carbon over honeycomb core with aluminum tire bed. Thanks to Chuck Davis. 1058g 17.9w x 44.3d mm 2.36 from RH

2.34 from LH


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127. Mavic GEL280 32 hole front. Built 3 cross using 1.8mm spokes and brass nipples on a Dura-Ace HB-7400 hub. Thanks to Barney Milner. 687g 20.2w x 11.9d mm 3.11 mm

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128. Mavic GEL280 32 hole rear. Built 3 cross using 1.8mm spokes and brass nipples on a Dura-Ace FH-7402 (UG8S) hub. Thanks to Barney Milner. 920g 20.2w x 11.9d mm 4.26 mm

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129. 2001 Nimble tri-spoke front. Molded using braided carbon fiber spokes and varibale depth rims. 940g with Tufo S3 Lite 215 tire. Thanks to Richard Wharton. approx. 718g 19w x 30 ~ 39d mm 2.29mm at spokes;

4.45mm between


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130. 2001 Nimble tri-spoke rear. Molded using braided carbon fiber spokes and variable depth rims. DT Hugi 240 hub. 1044g with Tufo S3 Lite 195 tire. Thanks to Richard Wharton. approx. 842g 19w x 30 ~ 39d mm 2.44mm at spokes;

4.52mm between


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131. Velomax Ascent 18 spoke front. 2001. Built radially using 2.0-1.7 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a wide Velomax R2 sealed bearing hub. 617g 19w x 21d mm 2.57mm

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132. Velomax Ascent 24 spoke rear. 2001. Built 2x/radial using 2.0-1.7 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a wide Velomax R2 sealed bearing hub. Right side nipples brass. 860g 19w x 21d mm 3.07mm

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133. Velomax Orion 24 spoke front. 2001. Built radially using 2.0-1.7 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a wide Velomax R2 sealed bearing hub. 653g 19w x 21d mm 2.00mm

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134. Velomax Orion 28 spoke rear. 2001. Built 2x/radial using 2.0-1.7 mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a wide Velomax R2 sealed bearing hub. Right side nipples brass. 874g 19w x 21d mm 3.07mm

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135. Mavic CXP14 16 spoke front. Built radially using DT 2.0-1.8 mm swaged spokes and brass nipples on a Dura-Ace 7700 hub. 887g 19w x 30d mm 2.15mm

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136. Mavic CXP14 16 spoke rear. Built 2x/radial using DT 2.0-1.8 mm swaged spokes and brass nipples on a Dura-Ace 7700 hub. 982g 19w x 30d mm 2.65 from RH

2.71 from LH


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137. Paragon 16 spoke front. Built radially in pairs using a Velocity Deep V rim and Wheelsmith 2.3mm spokes with 1.4x3.5mm aero section on an American Classic Micro hub.

Spokes anchored in rim saddle. Thanks to Chuck Davis.

883g 19w x 30d mm 2.06mm

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138. Paragon 16 spoke rear. Built 1 cross in pairs using a Velocity Deep V rim and Wheelsmith 2.3mm spokes with 1.4x3.5mm aero section on an American Classic Ultralight cassette hub. Spokes anchored in rim saddle. Thanks to Chuck Davis.

950g 19w x 30d mm 3.71 from RH

3.42 from LH


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139. Velomax Circuit 24 spoke front. Built radially with 2.0 - 1.7mm swaged spokes and alloy nipples on a narrow Velomax Circuit hub. 686g 19.2w x 26.3d mm 2.49mm

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140. Velomax Circuit 28 spoke rear. Built 2x /radial with 2.0 - 1.7mm swaged spokes and brass/alloy nipples on a Velomax Circuit hub. 957g 19.2w x 26.3d mm 2.22 from RH

2.30 from LH

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