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    Velocity a23 vs. H+ Son TB14 commuter wheelset

    I'm having my wheelbuilder friend build a new wheelset for me and I am having a hard time deciding between these two rims.

    I am 6'2", 180 pounds and commute about 10 miles a day at a somewhat fast pace over hilly urban terrain. I'll be running 105 hubs with double butted spokes (32 spoke) and 32mm tires.

    Anyone have experience with these for comparison sake?

    My take is that the Tb14 is more durable and the a23 probably is a bit quicker. But who knows.

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    whoops, meant to post this in the commuter forum. But feel free to respond if you have any input.

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    I'm 205+ lbs and have had great results with 32 hole A23 rims.
    When I ride my bike I feel free and happy and strong. I'm liberated from the usual nonsense of day to day life. Solid, dependable, silent, my bike is my horse, my fighter jet, my island, my friend. Together we will conquer that hill and thereafter the world.

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    The tb14's look cooler (or at least more classic)

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