Remerx 2009 News
Under the name Rapid Czech, rim and wheelset producer Remerx is introducing two new wheelsets for road racing bikes.
Under the name Rapid Czech, rim and wheelset producer Remerx is introducing two new wheelsets for road racing bikes. The Rapid Profi Race set is top of the bill and comes with 622 x 15 rims which are black anodized and have machined sides with grooves for higher efficiency in braking.
Rapid Profi comes with Sapim AERO CX-RAY, stainless, white spokes and is suited for Shimano, Campagnolo or Novatec hubs. The front wheel has 20 spokes, rear 24 and weighs respectively 738 and 922 grams, while the complete set comes at 1,660 grams.
The Rapid Sport set comes with the same black anodized rims that also offer the special braking surfaces at the sides. The difference with the Profi set is in particular in the spokes which are in this set from DT Swiss (Champion Black). The weight of this complete wheelset stands at about 1,765 grams.
Fast Disc is the name of two new wheelsets for Cross Country and/or MTB use. Both the Fast Disc Classic and the Fast Disc Center Lock come with 559 x 19 single eyelet rims that are black anodized. Spokes are also the same at both wheelsets and are stainless black.
The Fast Disc Classic comes with a black Novatec alloy hub suited for disc brakes; the Fast Disc Center Lock with a Deore LX black hub. Both wheelsets are 32 spokes front & rear while the weight for the Classic set stands at 920 grams and the Center Lock one at 1,120 grams.
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