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    Can fuji wheels hold the weight?

    I have a great deal staring me in the face with a brandy-new Fuji tacrk bike. I am thinking I could use it to run the streets of Philly. My concern is those wheels look a little flimsy at 700 X 23. Can those wheels hold a 200+ pound fattie? Should I opt for a Fattywagon?

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    should be fine.
    ride a lot, lose weight

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    they're pretty tough and they've stayed mostly true.

    i had the hubshell crack on my rear wheel - but i haven't heard of too many other people managing that.

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    Mine are solid. I'd be a lot more confident on these than on expensive low spoke count racing wheels, these are (heavy) tanks. I do run a 25mm tire in the front though.

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    Unless they changed it, the rear hub is a quando. it'll probably go bad in a year or so. But then you can buy a nice formula rear for $100 or something that will last a long time.
    Quote Originally Posted by Josh Frank
    I will derive power from their cries of despair. My crank a speedy dervish, spinning and spinning through the darkest night that anyone with the audacity to try and suck my wheel will ever see...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimArchy View Post
    Unless they changed it, the rear hub is a quando. it'll probably go bad in a year or so. But then you can buy a nice formula rear for $100 or something that will last a long time.
    2007 was a formula. i don't know anything about the 2008 though.
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    While we're on the subject, does anyone have any ideas for a pair of pants that are like JNCO's but a little bit more aero?

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    Thanks for all the advice...i realize now that there is much i do not know...this will help.

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