TRS+ wheelset

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Richie63
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TRS+ wheelset

Postby Richie63 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 15:03 pm

Anyone running a set of these/ If so how are they holding up to UK riding mud, clag etc

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby njee20 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:17 pm

Daft amount of money for an aluminium wheelset. DT240s, your choice of Stan's rim and DT spoke. Done.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby lawman » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:28 pm

Tune hubs, cx-rays and arch Ex's, problem solved.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby njee20 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:29 pm

Until your freehub cracks, when your problems start all over again.

CX-Rays aren't worth the money unless you break a lot of spokes too, and even then it just means you break nipples. Revolutions are 1/3 the price and the same weight.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby lawman » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:32 pm

njee20 wrote:Until your freehub cracks, when your problems start all over again.

CX-Rays aren't worth the money unless you break a lot of spokes too, and even then it just means you break nipples. Revolutions are 1/3 the price and the same weight.


I've heard things are much improved now, they certainly look decent value from germany too, well comparative to the E-13's.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby supersonic » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:35 pm

CX rays seem to build into stiffer wheels mind.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby njee20 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 16:58 pm

Why? They're just a flattened Laser. No stiffer, just a placebo. They have a higher fatigue life, nowt else.

I've had 2 sets of mtb wheels with them, and one with Aerolites. Not worth it IMO. Particularly for the £100 premium they command.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby supersonic » Thu Dec 20, 2012 17:18 pm

CX rays build into stiffer wheels than revs in my experience. nothing more I can really add to that, just what I have discovered!The technical reason would be the elasticity of them.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby njee20 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 18:40 pm

How are you measuring that?

The cross sectional area is exactly the same, so the Young's Modulus is the same.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby supersonic » Thu Dec 20, 2012 18:50 pm

I am not measuring it! It is a perceived increase when riding revs and CX Rays, no more than that. I don't have the figures or exact materials for the spokes, nor know how the work hardening affects the spokes in this respect.

Deflection tests of the wheels (which I don't have anymore) is the only way to be sure and give meaningful figures.

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Re: TRS+ wheelset

Postby njee20 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 19:06 pm

Fair enough! I stand by my 'not worth £100 extra' although I'd not not buy a wheelset using them. If I'm building though its Revs!


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