Re: [rootsradicals] Re: rear wheel?
- 40 hole is tandem style, you should be good for the long haul with that option.
SeanSent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerryFrom: "poppamando" <b4kids@...>Sender: email@example.comDate: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 03:22:17 +0000To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>ReplyTo: email@example.comSubject: [rootsradicals] Re: rear wheel?
Wound up going with a "bomb proof" wheel built by a different LBS. It has a Velocity Cliffhanger 40 hole rim and Velocity hub with sealed bearings. Double butted DT SS spokes. A younger LBS owner built it - his choice of parts. Probably won't ever splurge like this again on this bike.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "poppamando" <b4kids@...> wrote:
> Folks, I have a several year old Trek 4300 as the base for my X. Over the last year or so, I've popped at least 3 spokes on the rear wheel. My LBS owner (who sold me the Trek and assembled the X) tells me it's because the stock spokes are inferior and he recommends I get a new rear wheel with stronger rim and spokes. As I'm fairly ignorant about buying wheels, I could use recommendations for a strong wheel that won't break my bank account. I only rarely carry more than 100 lbs on it (child plus groceries), but commute about 5 miles round trip through all kinds of weather and over rural RR track crossings (3 tracks with a good deal of "bump" to each track).
> Thanks in advance,