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Old 06-27-17, 09:46 AM
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sunnyone
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I often wondered about the comparative strength of a steel and an alloy rim from the same era. I get that the alloy rim has the advantage of lighter weight, no rust, and better wet braking; but would the steel rim be less likely to be damaged by potholes and/or stay in true better? Thinking about wheels from the late 70s, early 80s.
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