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    Gigantex Carbon Clincher 38mm experience?

    Last year I used a wheelset built around a Chinese carbon clincher 38mm rim, but the tires were nearly impossible to install. Since the Gigantex rims are made in Taiwan, they may be easier to use. Does anybody have any experience with these rims?

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    I have their 50mm rims and my tires go on & off by hand - Vittoria Open Corsa Evo CX 25mm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by campyc40 View Post
    Since the Gigantex rims are made in Taiwan, they may be easier to use.
    For absolutely no reason, I'm deeply curious about the reasoning behind this assumption.

    I'm guessing the point is quality control / consistent diameter, but otherwise, deeply confused.
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    You guessed right, quality control it is. Not too impressed with Chinese rims, Taiwanese companies have been building carbon stuff for quite a bit longer...

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