on 2/2/04 11:22 AM, Williamr639@aol.com at Williamr639@aol.com wrote:
> Sterling wrote, "What qualifies them as the Best?"
>> From Ron Kitching's "Everything Cycling":-
> "A top quality de luxe rim for racing in the toughest conditions, and used
> by pro. teams. Extra hardness through deep anodisation. 20mm wide double
> eyelets 395 gm. 36 hole only, price £114.45" (GP4s were £30.94 per pair) I
> think the
> blue anodisation was the extra cost.
Unfortunately, the hard anodizing makes rims more susceptible to cracks.