Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset.
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Bikes: Techna Wheelchair and a Sun EZ 3 Recumbent Trike
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Originally Posted by RacerMike
Should I worry or will they be alright for a 230lb rider?
Don't know why I didn't think to ask this before I bought them...DOH!
If you already have them, what's the wost that'll happen......they'll snap and your wheels'll fall off and you'll get some road rash!
Actually, the axle tubes will bear most of the weight, the stress on the skewers is mostly longitudinal rather than laterally across the shaft.
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche
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