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Old 02-28-2013, 12:57 PM   #1
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Carbon Wheels

I just bought a set of Dymag carbon wheels. Is there any advice on how to treat them ? Good chemicals/bad chemicals. Special treatment when changing tires? Stop and check every time I hit a pot hole ? Balancing ?
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:02 PM   #2
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let someone change tires on my CF wheels? you crazy?
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:17 PM   #3
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You might mark the tire at the valve stem to check for slip between the tire and the rim. I've seen it on bikes that spend time on the track.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:12 PM   #4
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Some of tracks around here don't allow cf wheels, then again, they make airplanes and two stroke reeds out of CF these days.

Use chalk on the tire sidewall for marking- that's what I use for autocross when measuring tire roll-over.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:07 PM   #5
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What are you putting CF wheels on?
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:51 PM   #6
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