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  1. tafkam

    Ksyrium Wheels no spoke holes rim tape or not?

    Hello, all, I just got some Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels and since they do not have inner spoke holes I was wondering what the consensus is on whether or not rim tape should be installed. I have two roles of Velox and I can use that or not, or I thought I may just snip off the part that goes...
  2. tafkam

    Wheels: Mavic Ksyrium Elite or Ritchey DS WCS

    I have posted some other questions about wheels and I appreciate all the responses but I changed my mind a bit about getting them on line as I don’t know much them and I feel much more comfortable getting them locally, so here is a couple of deals that I found. First is a set of Mavic Ksyrium...
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    Which Trainer Tire for Kurt Kenetic Road Machine?

    Question to trainer owners (especially Kurt Kenetic owners). I am getting a Kenetic Road Machine trainer and also plan on using a dedicated wheel that will have a trainer specific tire on it.) My LBS carries one by Continental, however I do see that Kurt Kenetic has one also (I think Kenda...
  4. tafkam

    New Wheel Advice for new bike Shimano RS10 comes stock

    Hello, I am getting a new road bike and am considering replacing the wheels and I wanted to get some advice here as I am still a novice cyclist and know very little about parts. I started riding a bike last summer (I had a steel Masi Speciale) and I weighed around 240 lbs at that time. I now...