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    Are some wheels better for skidding than others?

    Do factors like weight, depth, spoke count, material, etc. improve skidding in terms of durability, ease, etc.

    Right now I feel like getting 50mm deep Chinese carbon clincher rims from ebay to skid on. Bad idea?

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    No.

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    Aerospokes usually skid the best.
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    If they didn't cost around a grand each, before shipping and stuff, then they're no good for skidding at all. You'll probably break the bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    Aerospokes usually skid the best.
    +1
    From my experience, the more expensive the wheel, the better it is for skidding. I bust out my Specialized carbon trispoke for skid sessions on the track.
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    Here we go again...

    So OP will at least get something out of this: it's not the wheel itself it's the tire you choose to mount on to it.
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