Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) - Ecb1
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I bent my rear rim twice in the last month, this time its trash, does anybody have a suggestion for a rear rim for a 255lb rider that is somewhat of an agressive rider.
07-29-09, 08:20 PM
What kind of bike? Have you tried searching?
07-29-09, 08:25 PM
Velocity Deep-V, 32 or 36 spoke count. If these can stand up to the thrashing I give them four days a week and longer on weekends, they should be Ok for you. Me: 5' 10" 254 lbs. riding a 2006 Specialized Roubaix Elete triple. Haven't had them go out of true yet, knock on wood :thumb:
07-29-09, 08:43 PM
If you want a really fast wheel, Zipp 404s. That's what I use and have for the last four years. That's four years of ultra-distance racing. ie lots of fast miles! They are fast and strong! Yes they make a Clydesdale version but I just use the standard one. I range between 220-240 depending on donut consumption. There are a lot of good wheels out there, just make sure they are well built by someone who knows what they are doing!
07-29-09, 09:14 PM
Road? Cross? MTB?...on my hybrid I upgraded to a Velocity Dyad in the read (36 spoke) after breaking spokes constantly on the stock wheel.
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