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Horse Trading Wheelsets, What is the best?(2 posts)

Horse Trading Wheelsets, What is the best?bigrider
Sep 4, 2002 3:50 AM
A buddy of mine and I are talking trading a wheelset. I am 230-240lbs and he is 170. He has Bontrager race lites and Rolf Vector Comps and I have Shimano 535s and 32 spoke ultegra open pros. My question is this, are the rolfs better for me than the open pros? Better means stronger and not giving up too much weight. Also, do the Bontragers hold up to the strain of a big rider, are they stronger than the wheelsets I have? I love to trade stuff and need to know if my buddy and I can work a win/win out of this stuff.
Open Pro'sSoftrider
Sep 4, 2002 9:32 AM
In my opinion, the Open Pro's would be the best of the bunch for someone of your weight. I am about 210lbs and have approx. 15K miles on my 2 sets of open pro's with very little trouble.

I know that the low spoke count wheels look good, but they just aren't made for us big guys.