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    Minneapolis colinm's Avatar
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    32H front, 250lb rider

    Suicide? Discuss....

    Will be used on my fix, tubular, not yet purchased. I'd prefer a 36, but if 32 would be just as good.....
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    450lb rider...32h front, never messed up......now the rear. I crushed the 36H rear in a matter of wheels, truing and spoke replacement weekly, so I opted for a 36H handbuilt which is going strong.
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    You offroad a bit, too, don't you?
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    yes, amusingly my mountain wheels are the ones that have the 32H front. My road wheels have a 36H front.
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    If she is laced 3x then you should be fine. Most front wheels are stronger than rears due to being symetrical. Although your fixie should also have a symetrical rear wheel. But that's beside the point. You should be fine.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynikal
    If she is laced 3x then you should be fine. Most front wheels are stronger than rears due to being symetrical. Although your fixie should also have a symetrical rear wheel. But that's beside the point. You should be fine.
    Amusingly since mine is a disc it's not...but it's still stout.
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    Thanks for the feedback.
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