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Wheels For Bikepacking

Old 09-13-19, 07:15 PM
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Wheels For Bikepacking

I'm going to try my hand at doing some bikepacking. My current grave ride, Litespeed Titanium Gravel is what I planning on using. I currently have DT Swiss 240 hubs (32 spokes) mated to Pacenti that have been bomb proof through some pretty rough gravel for 3 seasons. I finally bent a rim this weekend and while the LBS got it close to true, they indicated that I might want to start searching for a replacement.

I'm contemplating some new carbon gravel wheels for gravel and getting new rims to lace to the DT Swiss hubs.

I'm a heavier rider and run tubeless. I can also run 650B's on my bike.

Looking for some rim recommendations, inner width of 24mm or greater.
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What size and width tires are you planning to run? Running WTB asym in 35 mm width with good results. I'm 235, with the bike loaded adds 50-60 lbs.
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