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Old 09-01-2013, 01:34 PM   #1
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Takasago rims for heavier bikes....?

I am building some off-road wheels for my 900 elefant (200kg (ish)) and have spent some fair amount of time surfing for a rim sizes and suppliers, at one point I came across a website featuring RK/Takasago rims and it described Takasago's new process for creating the A60 rim which is 30% lighter for the same strength. Many sites feature / sell the A60 but this particular site also talked about Takasago using the same technology to produce a rim which was 30% Stronger for the same weight designed for heavier bikes. This seemed like the right kind of rim for my job. Unfortunately I have been thus far unable to find my way back to that site or find any other reference to the stronger Takasago rims.

Does anyone have any insight ? Come across those rims before ?

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Old 09-01-2013, 01:39 PM   #2
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Talk to Buchanan's.
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:46 AM   #3
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Woodys Wheel Works has an active thread in the Vendors forum.
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