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Old 08-01-16, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Mulberry20 View Post
Price and material, in this case carbon, don't correlate well to wheel strength or durability. There are wheels around $500 that have a reputation for being indestructible, well almost.

I would stick to a what you have and put 25 or 28 tires if possible that have good puncture protection.

I doubt those wheels will help you much and they could easily crack hitting the inside of a pot hole. Carbon has very very poor impact characteristics.
I commute on my enves. I bunnyhop my enves. I know it's customary to assume that carbon asplodes upon contact with pavement, but any worthwhile carbon rim will be able to hold it's own against a pot hole.
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