Re: [Geared_hub_bikes] Re: A Good Buy I Think
- At 3/1/2009 08:35 AM +0000, Rich Wood wrote:
>Mark;The original Rynos were a totally different rim, nearly 900 grams
>Have to check on the rim. Probably the Rhyno Lite as it is silver
>and the Sun web site shows the XL as black finish only. Bought by
>the shop as a complete wheel I am sure as the shop seems to favor
>Mavic, DT and Velocity rims for their wheel builds. Per the Sun web
>site the Rhino Lite and Rhyno Lite XL are the same weight, 550
>grams. One is pinned joint and the other welded.
IRRC. They were dropped many years ago when the Mammoth and BFR came out.
>Considering the weight of the hub the rim weight is still a minorEarly on there were a few Bro' deals on them, but at today's
>part of the total wheel weight.
>Only one wheel available at the price unfortunately, complete with
>shifter. Talking with the shop owner it sounds like someone
>expressed interest last year so he got the wheel in and then the
>customer did not follow through. He checked the original invoice
>before quoting me the price so I doubt he is losing money on it.
wholesale prices he'd be losing money.
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