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To mercx56(3 posts)

To mercx56SGrouts
Sep 6, 2002 1:41 PM
you wrote: "just got a pair of hugi 240 hubs built on OP's. 28h 2x front and 32h 3x rear. built with double butted 15/16 spokes. front weighs 589 grams, rear is 771 grams. these are actual weights on a digital scale at a jewelry store. 1360 for a set of wheels that are rideable everyday! and they'll only run you around $450 for the set! i can get all the wheels you want, just let me know!"

So, are the wheels Ok? Stay True??
If i buy a pair will i have a problem with my 193 lbs of weight??

Thanks mercx56

PS: the spokes are 1.6-1.6-1.6???
not mercx56, but...brider
Sep 6, 2002 1:56 PM
to answer your question, no, 15/16 butted spokes are not 16.-1.6-1.6. Personally, at 193, I'd go with 14/15s on the rear. The number of spokes is ok, but their a litle thin for my tastes.
re: To merckx56merckx56
Sep 6, 2002 4:08 PM
yeah they've stayed true but i haven't ridden them all that much since they are my lightweight set. the spokes are 1.8/1.6. i weigh 180-182 and don't think that weight is an issue here, especially when you take into consideration that the wheels are hand built and pre-stressed. they also aren't terribly exotic, so they will be easy to take care off. i'll call 'em monday and check availabilty. email me @ mmerrill@sc.rr.com