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Re: Wheels?

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  • kwikfile08
    Wow! I have stock rims from Trek that I had 2 broken spokes. These occurred before my conversion to the X. But it made me start thinking about future upgrades
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 28, 2008
      Wow!

      I have stock rims from Trek that I had 2 broken spokes. These occurred before my
      conversion to the X. But it made me start thinking about future upgrades and such...

      thank you all for sharing!

      --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, Dane Buson <Zuvembi@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Mar 25, riggertrev tripped the electrons lexically so:
      >
      > >
      > > What wheels are you using?
      > >
      > > I'm about to be able to make the leap to disc brake systems, and want to
      > > purchase the best combination.
      > >
      > > What is your setup (wheels only please, I already know I'm going with
      > > the Avid disc brakes)
      >
      > Front: Ritchey 36 spoke something or other.
      > Rear: Gusset Jury 48 spoke disc hub [1]
      > 14/15/14 DB DT spokes
      > Sun CR18 48 hold rims
      >
      > > Did you build from separates, or purchase a whole wheel ?
      >
      > I purchased the front, built the rear. I've cycled with approximately
      > 500 lbs of GVW with no problems.
      >
      > [1] A heavy duty downhill/trials hub with a solid 12mm axle (with
      > cutouts to fit in a normal 10mm dropout).
      >
      > --
      > Dane Buson - Buson@...
      > "High explosives are often applicable
      > where truth and logic fail."
      >
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