The following weights come from a 1989 Colombus catalog for tubeset weighs:
EL (not OverSize) tubeset: 1670 EL-OS: 1800 PL: 1845
KL not listed....
Angel Garcia Verona, IT
> 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
Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)