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    Box vs. oval shaped tubulars

    What are the advantages of box / oval tubular rim cross-sections?
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    typically box rims are usually stronger then oval but oval are little a bit more aerodynamic then box. most mtb rims are box and on road bikes most touring bikes use box rims because of their added strength.

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