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Old May 8th, 2013, 08:27 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Yetti View Post
I have a question. how heavy are you?

the reason I ask is that some rims have a certain amount of flex when the go with large spacing in spoke patterns. my 3 sets of Aerospoke's were very flexible due to only having 5 spokes. they tended to give a slight bounce(mostly on the rear due to weight) and that translates into flex failure after a certain amount time/cycles in motion. some folks love the high profile rims with a 12 or 16 spoke design if you are under 220lbs that would be good. if your heavier I would look at better supported wheel.
I am the fattest I've ever been in my life, about 165.
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