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  1.  
    ok, i was on ebay

    looking at carbon rim link http://cgi.ebay.com/Carbon-Road-Bike-Frame-Clincher-Rim-42mm-700C-28-32H-/350451773769?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item51988db149

    and i am going to lace it to formula hubs, but idk what spoke lengths i should get, the rim is 42mm deep *im tired how my rear alex sub is heavy ass crap* and where can i buy spokes with the right lengths?

    help? :)
  2.  
    There are spoke calculators online if you just google it
    • CommentAuthorUptowngrub
    • CommentTimeMar 31st 2011
     
    Hey just out of curiosity why did you go for carbon rims?
    • CommentAuthoruhler
    • CommentTimeMar 31st 2011
     
    he said his wheels were "heavy ass crap"

    take your rims and hubs to your LBS and have them measure your hub and rim, finding the effective rim diameter and hub flange diameter... and such, is a little tricky without the special measuring tools (though it can be done).
    • CommentAuthorchain suck
    • CommentTimeMar 31st 2011 edited
     
    ...
  3.  
    See if it's this database: http://lenni.info/edd/

    This isn't something people know. It's something they calculate.
  4.  
    Posted By: chain suckThose aren't carbon, they're alloy with a cosmetic layer of carbon on top.

    They're also really, really heavy: 700 to 800 grams each...


    well if its 700 or 800 grams each, atleast its lighter than 1200 grams
  5.  
    You can get lighter rims for cheaper priced
    • CommentAuthorFeFst
    • CommentTimeMar 31st 2011
     
    1200 grams fully built wheel for your Alex? So wouldn't you new wheel... Rim/Spokes/Hub/nips/cog/lockring. Be as heavy as that is?
  6.  
    Posted By: NightStalker
    Posted By: chain suckThose aren't carbon, they're alloy with a cosmetic layer of carbon on top.

    They're also really, really heavy: 700 to 800 grams each...


    well if its 700 or 800 grams each, atleast its lighter than 1200 grams


    You don't think your hub and spokes will come to at least 400g?
 
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