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  • Thaddeus Block
    Hi there, The smaller the wheel diameter, the stronger the wheel. 29ers and 700cc are not ideal sizes for powering at the hub. It may be possible, but not
    Message 1 of 12 , Oct 19, 2012
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      Hi there,

      The smaller the wheel diameter, the stronger the wheel.
      29ers and 700cc are not ideal sizes for powering at the hub.  It may be possible, but not likely to be a durable wheel.  If you do build one or have it built, it will need to be build with the most possible spokes of greatest strength etc.....

      Thad

    • dr2chase@mac.com
      ... On the other hand, tire strength is greater for larger diameters. 20x2 Big Apple is rated for 85kg, 28x2 Big Apple is rated for 135kg. David
      Message 2 of 12 , Oct 19, 2012
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        On 2012-10-19, at 1:00 PM, Thaddeus Block <tblock@...> wrote:
        > The smaller the wheel diameter, the stronger the wheel.

        On the other hand, tire strength is greater for larger diameters.
        20x2 Big Apple is rated for 85kg, 28x2 Big Apple is rated for 135kg.

        David
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