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DT Swiss XR 331 Rims

Old 10-19-17, 05:39 PM
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DT Swiss XR 331 Rims

Looking at some new gravel wheels. The LBS is a fan of DT Swiss products and he's recommending the DT Swiss XR 331 rims size 29 with 32 spoke count.

I was wondering if any of you had any experience with these rims to share. I'm particularly interested in weight limits of the rim as the DT Swiss site says maximum rider weight of 100 kg (220 pounds) which I exceed by a good margin.

The LBS doesn't think with 32 spokes my weight is an issue.

My second choice would be DT Swiss hubs with Stans Grail rims.
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No experience with this rim, but they are light! 380grams. Grail rims 460 grams.
How about X391?
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Assuming the shop is building the wheels and has a good reputation, then take their advice.
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Have the 27.5 on my bike. But I'm only 60kg.

They're nice rims, but at your weight I'd go a heavier DT rim or Grail, with 32 spokes.
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LBS actually contacted DT Swiss and they advised against these rims.

I am starting to settle in on the Pacenti Forza Asymmetrical disk rims. They are 460 grams but, seem more well suited for me.
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