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velocity deep v rims light enough for and ape race?(1 post)

velocity deep v rims light enough for and ape race?bikeape
Feb 18, 2003 7:53 PM
i'm 220 lbs. i'm a cat 4 racer. i ride 300 miles per week.
i tend to blow spokes on mass sprints or when trying to drop those cocky jockey-sized hill specialists. the guys at the crits call me bike ape.
i change spokes and true wheels more often than i lube the chain. i have a bent spoke sculpture gallery that would make an art critic drool.
i need your help.
i just killed a shimano 540. the salesman said the deep v rim on the shimanos would survive me. he was wrong.
my commuter has a multi-ton FIR als 6000 rim with 36 spokes. it stays true on the worst roads san francisco has to offer. but my granny passes me with her walker on the up hills.
i hear velocity deep v 14/15 DB is the way to go, but are they light and fast enough to race. no one answered that question earlier.