They’re a flipping steal (not steel) at $650.
7000 series aluminum, carbon fork, fast as fuck
As you may recall from an old post, I am a big fan of plastic rim strips.
They move around less than than their cloth counterparts and have the big plus of being reusable. The only issue is that they also happen to be a pain in the ass to mount up.
Here’s a solution to that downside, the only one that I’ve found that really works for me.
First thing, put something in the valve hole (here I’m using a cassette tool, though an allen key works the best) to prevent the strip from moving too much during installation. If you neglect to do this, chances are you’ll have to take the strip off and try again. You’ve got to pull pretty hard to stretch it over the rim.
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or you could put it off a little longer by watching this