Join Date: May 2002
Location: new brunswick, nj
mr spar is wrong on wider rims being better. take a look at sun ringle doublewides. 45mm wide. not very deep. now look at where the spokes hit the rim, all in the middle or very close to the middle, provididing very little support for the outters of the rim, this allows the rim to roll back on itself, not very strong if you ask me. also, the rim is very shallow providing little structurtal stabilitity to keep the rim round, easy to flatspot. the strongest fr/dh rims on the market are intense mag30s, arrow dhs, atomlab trailpimps, none of them are that wide and they are all a lot deeper. these are much stronger.
the more spokes are generally stronger, but much heavier. you choose.