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Old 06-27-17, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by John E View Post
Some of us like to be able stop safely and quickly in wet or dry weather.
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Originally Posted by sunnyone View Post
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.
In my experience most old steel rims are hard to true and bend easily. It may just be because they're old...
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