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Benefits of wider style vs narrower road rims?

Old 09-18-11, 07:43 PM
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Benefits of wider style vs narrower road rims?

If using tires that are compatible with both narrower and wider rims what is the benefit of the wider style road rims ~24c versus the narrower ~19c models?

I'm going to have Bob Young build me a set of wheels and I'm torn between the Velocity Deep V and the DT Swiss TK540.

I am currently using Continental 4-Seasons in 28c width and might try something like a 32c at some point.

Seems my tire choices would work on either rim width. Ideas ???

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Talk to Bob about what you want the wheels for, and he will be make sure that you get wheels that work well.
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