Interbike 2004: Part 4

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10/13/2004| 0 comments
by Tommy Murphy ? RoadCycling.com Technical Editor
Steve Gaskey's Bicycle Dragster. Photo copyright Roadcycling.com.
Steve Gaskey's Bicycle Dragster. Photo copyright Roadcycling.com.

Interbike 2004: Part 4

Where do I get mine?

?Standard? available in 12/20, 16/20 and 20/20 spoke options.

 

 

The Lightweight ?Obermayer? offered in a 12/20 spoke count boasts a lighter rim over the ?Standard? and revolves around Tune Mag 160 hubs for the rear and Lightweight?s own super light bearings for the front.

 

 

And if the Obermayer isn?t light enough, Lightweight offers their lightest wheel ?L?Alpe d?Huez? with one thing in mind:

 

 

The ?Alpe d?Huez? lacks the heat dissipating foam and resin found in the braking areas of their ?Standard? and ?Obermayer? wheels reducing rim weight by 40 grams meaning these things are meant for one thing: Climbing. Sorry boys, no descending.

 

Lightweight also uses their carbon fiber spoke technology sandwiched with foam (the simplified version) to produce their featherlight (900 gram) disc:

 

 

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