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Old 07-11-18, 09:29 AM
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A well-built 36-spoke wheel can carry a heck of a load. I did a 4,000 mile tour carrying a total load of about 350# with no problem, and the rear is still going strong after (let me see here...) some 22,000 miles.

Get a strong rim (Mavic A321 IIRC), and have a good wheel builder check it for proper tension and stress relief.
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