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Old 10-02-2012, 07:19 AM   #25445
ducnut
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Originally Posted by Chisenhallw View Post
Anybody recommend a good 700 rear wheel? Baltimore ate mine.
You didn't say what type of gearing (modern or threaded cassette) you have, but, these are fairly inexpensive:

Black Velocity 36H

Silver Velocity36H

Black Mavic 36H

Silver Mavic 36H

Fulcrum Racing 7 at $249

Velocity Chukker are really strong, but, mostly SS.

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Originally Posted by pierce View Post
speaking of.... whats the skinniest rim I can reasonably run fatty tires like 700x35 on ? I'd like to get wheels I could use anything from like a 28 to a 35 on.

what tire sizes to cx riders run? ah,k, the fulcrom 7 cx says up to 35c.
I'd say 15mm.

High-end, racing wheels will be ~13mm. Cyclocross and commuter wheels will be 15-18mm. 29er MTB wheels will be ~20mm.

I've run 40mm, on my Tricross (16mm). But, I've seen a 50mm, 29er MTB tire on a Tricross, too.
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