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It's a multi-variable situation with the wheels. Generally, more spokes = more strength, smaller diameter = more strength, wider rims = more strength, dual wall rims = more strength. So, going by this, if you had a 16" wheel folding bike with dual wall 3" rims and 45 spokes in each wheel, you could be pushing 600 lbs with no worries.
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