Can I get some advice from the forum. I’ve had my Tokyowheels for a couple of months now, riding in England on our not very hot summer. They have been excellent and reliable. Breaking is good and I love then. However I am off to Mallorca for 2 weeks training. Hot weather and some good climbs and descents. Would you trust your carbon clinchers in the heat and mountains?
Shouldn’t be a problem. I did IM 70,3 Mallorca in May this year on epic 60-88 clincher and everything was fine with no problem. The average temp was around 32+
Hi. I have a set of EPIC 50’s this last 2 year and have been to Mallorca twice with them now and found no problems with braking or heat. Max temperature was 28C when I was there. Heading to the French Alps in September for a week which should give them a testing.
I been riding EPIC 50/60 for about a year now & have taken it out in the desert & Mountain with temperature 114 also going down hill at 50 mph have no problem of stop or braking. I have also put this Wheelset thru 5 double century have no problem. I have another Double Century coming up on September 12 with 10438 ft elevation & temperature is expected to be over 100° I have confidence in Tokyo EPIC 50/60 WHEELSET.
soy residente en Mallorca y estoy muy satisfecho con las ruedas. Tengo unas epic 60-50 y tanto en subida como en bajada son una maravilla .
Many thanks for all the replies. They will be in the bike box next week. Let’s hope my legs do justice to the wheels.
I’ve done several mountains on my Epic 38’s in California and Utah in extreme heat and have never had a problem. I usually run about 110 psi.
Hello matey, your wheels should be fine I live in Geneva,Switzerland Temperature here is currently hotter than where you’re going and believe me we have crazy mountains here and also next door which is France I have an Epic60 and those wheels climb like a dream so enjoy and worry not.
You’ll be just fine. I been running Epic 50/60 thru lots of high temp in California Desert n Nevada for Double Century & haven’t have any problem. I run at 100 psi only due to heat so it’ll expand.
I just returned from holiday in Colorado, United States where I had my Epic 38s and found a climb from South Fork to the Continental Divide. My garmin indicated 10,800 ft (~3300 meters)above sea level. It was raining when I descended so I applied the brakes most of the way down and had adequate braking and it was almost 30 km of a descent that averaged at 8%. The only thing is the temperatures were very mild due to the rain, I think it ranged from 20C down to about 17C so not hot but I was worried on the descent and rode the brakes almost the entire way down.
2 weeks in Mallorca done. 400km riden and 9000m climbed. The wheels were utterly faultless. Braking was good, even on the descents when I was caught behind all the tourist buses. No overheating. No issues at all.