[CR]Columbus KL tubeset


Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 07:11:19 -0800 (PST)
From: Fred Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <20080217.231105.15495.0@webmail23.vgs.untd.com>
Subject: [CR]Columbus KL tubeset

> There are some listed weight limitations listed for > Columbus SL tubes. I believe that recommended weight > limit is 70kg IIRC. Around 154 lbs. KL is a lighter > tube set and would probably be around the same > weight limit under smooth road conditions. PL tubes > (the light track stuff) would be even lighter yet > and for smooth track use.

So how does KL differ from the non-oversized version of EL? The dimentions appear to be the same. In my experience, non-oversized EL was just wonderful for a small rider - I weigh less than 130 pounds. But it's "crashability" was somewhat limited, which is why I suspect my frame was repaired with an SL downtube. Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)

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