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Old 06-27-17, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by CuttersRidge View Post
On my hybrid bike, I decided to go that way because I camp and often carry a lot on it. I don't know how many aluminum wheels have gotten spokes broken from too much of a load. This steel wheel feels as strong as a tank.

On the other hand, if I wanted speed for a club ride, yes, I will use aluminum.
People have toured on aluminum rims for decades. They put as much or much more weight on their rims as you do.

If you bought steel rims for the "strength" you purchased incorrectly.

You basically just bought an inferior product for no reason.
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