10825Re: Rim Strength Question
- Feb 1, 2010--- In email@example.com, phaedrus at yahoo <yahoo@...> wrote:
> I'm not as big of a fan of the sun rims, but that's mainly because I
> can easily change a tire on my Velocities (Nokians M&G in the winter
> and Schwalbe Big Apple the rest of the year) where I've had a really
> hard time getting tires (especially the Nokians) on and off the Suns.
> It might seem a somewhat goofy reason to pick one rim over another,
> but when I'm cold and tired and hungry, the rim that I can nearly do a
> tire change without a tool is really preferable.
No, in my book that's not goofy reasoning at all. Busted knuckles due to a difficult tire change is one of the bigger buzz kills I can think of, and a reason I swore off Sun rims (yet somehow ended up with Sun Mammoths on the tandem -- stupid me). Never again, AGAIN!
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