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Old 28-Oct-2011, 03:05 PM
Due Torri Moto Due Torri Moto is offline
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Originally Posted by Chaz
I was aware of Alpina also that the system wasn't very good on most wheels that's the reason for the specific wheels they sell.

I asked about this and its a case of a bad workman always blaming his tools. There is no problem with either the old or newer Alpina systems - the latter of which is specifically designed for converting tube type spokes to tubeless with out changing hubs or rims- if the technician follows the instructions.

The essential problem was that if you airgun the nipples tight it destroys the sealing O ring. I just thought that I had better set the record straight.
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