Arrow Racing XCL Rim

5/5 (1 Reviews)
Weight : 500 grams


Product Description

Extruded from tough 6061-T6 aliminum into a variable wall thickness, so weak eyelets are not needed. The seams are then welded, not pinned, creating one of the toughest hoop series on the planet.


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by The Rose a Weekend Warrior from Pine Barrens NJ

Date Reviewed: June 16, 2007

Strengths:    The XCL's came from arrow almost perfectly round which made for a very easy build. The rims are welded and strong. No need for eyelets to add strength. U.S. made , and a good company to deal with.

Weaknesses:    It would be nice to have a choice of colors.

Bottom Line:   
Great rim, I havent had any problems at all. The welds look crazy on Arrow rims. Just a little touching up is all that has been necessary.

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Favorite Trail:   Coke Trail, Allaire State Park

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Brick Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   Sun Rhyno Lites, Vuelta FR

Bike Setup:   Marin Attack Trail, laced to White Industry hubs with Marwi SS spokes ( All U.S. components)

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