[CR]wolber mixte B rim picture

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Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 15:18:34 +0200
From: "kim klakow" <Akimbo71@gmx.net>
In-Reply-To: <46D4809C.10201@new.rr.com>
References: <261679.22516.qm@web28008.mail.ukl.yahoo.com>
To: john@os2.dhs.org
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]wolber mixte B rim picture

So, I found the ad. It is from the July 1982 Tour Magazin. You can clearly see the particular bead on the clincher. Best, kim


> Kim wrote:
> > Wolber Mixte rims worked with tubulars and only a certain type of
> > clincher tire; the bead had to be curved outwards. I have a whole
> > bunch of wheels in the cellar with these on them, but haven´t found
> > any tires in good enough shape to ride them in about six years. They
> > are also hairy for tubulars, since there is very little room to glue
> > them. Not the safest, but I guess that is why they were discontinued.
> > I have an advert for them somewhere in a Miroir, I´ll have to look. I
> > believe there is a thread in the archives.
> Interesting. I just built up a set of "Super Champion" Mixte rims this
> spring -- I assume these are the same as the Wolbers since Wolber took
> over Super Champ's line -- and have been using modern Continental 700C x
> 23mm tires running at 130+ psi all summer without problems. Should I be
> worried?
> --
> -John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
> Appleton WI USA
> _______________________________________________

-- Kim Klakow

Diplom Grafik Designer Akimbo71@gmx.net +49172-1786481 Berlin - Germany

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