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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 07-24-07, 06:07 PM   #1
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Dura-Ace Wheels

I have been given a set of Dura-Ace wheels - wh-7700, I believe.

I am a clyde - 6' & 260 lbs.

Will these wheels support me? I currently ride some Neuvations on my other bike, that I love. It is hard to dismiss free good wheels though.

Any feelings out there on the sturdiness of these wheels?
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Old 07-24-07, 07:48 PM   #2
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Wouldn't expect a problem.
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Are they the sixteen paired spoke type? Probably would be ok but I've never used them. I'm still amazed my Bontragers hold me up.

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Old 07-25-07, 01:59 PM   #4
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Those are some secksy wheels.
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For the price you cannot go wrong. I would say ride them and hope for the best. Or set them aside for that special build when you reach your goals.
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Old 07-25-07, 02:04 PM   #6
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I'd be happy to test them out for you and report back!
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No problem, some of the best wheels out there.
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Thank you all. They are the 16 spoke wheels, for what it is worth.
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Old 07-27-07, 09:06 PM   #9
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Can't say I know anything about the wheels but that helmet .......................................................
nice........
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