I'm just about to buy a new bike. It comes with Shimano R501 wheels, which are rather lightly spoked (20 front, 24 rear). I weigh about 230lbs (I'm 6'6") - do you think it'll be worth getting a ...
On my touring bike, about a year ago, I upgraded my tires from the low-end stock ones to better lighter ones. The weight gain was 205g per tire so 410g on the whole bike, plus a few grams on the tubes ...
I was under the impression that reducing the weight of your wheels is important. However, I'm noticing that many of the extremely high-end aerodynamic rims are actually heavier than cheaper rims by ...
There are claims often made that, eg, "An ounce of weight at the rims is like adding 7 ounces of frame weight." This is "common knowledge", but a few of us are skeptical, and our crude attempts at ...
I'm a heavy man, and I find I'm breaking spokes on my rear wheel fairly often. Is there a particular wheel I can buy or anything I can do to prevent this? Edit: I was having the problem with a ...