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dented rear wheel: what to get now?(2 posts)

dented rear wheel: what to get now?goathead
Jun 2, 2001 4:56 PM
I have a bianchi axis with mavic 32-spoke MA-3 rims. the front and rear rims now have dents in them from riding too hard on too low of pressure. historically I have been hard on rims, as every bike I've ever owned I would trash the rear rim in short order and end up replacing with a stonger version. I am 170 lbs. the front rim I've gotten to stay true, but the rear despite retensioning will not stay true after a ride in the hills. my friend at the LBS recomended the mavic open pro. I've heard good things about them, but was looking for other alternatives as well. any suggestions?
thanks, will
re: dented rear wheel: what to get now?Jon C.
Jun 4, 2001 7:58 PM
GoatHead,sorry no suggestions other than Mavic Open Pro's. I've been riding a pair for 6 months now. 14/15 dblbutted 3cross pattern DT spokes, Ultegra hubs. I weigh about 210# and run them pretty hard road/offroad and their still running true.