Wheel help

Discussion in 'Touring and Adventure Cycling' started by domtyler, 7 Jan 2008.

  1. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Okay, my rims have gone on old wheels so need some new ones.
    They must be 700c, strong enough to take the weight of a two year old child in a child seat plus laden panniers. I may get a dynamo hub for the front while i'm at it but I assume an XT hub at the rear? Spokes?

    Thanks in advance for any advice. :biggrin:
  2. john59

    john59 Guru

    I'd take a look here, http://spacycles.co.uk/products.php?plid=m2b0s141p0, they seem to have good range of touring specific wheelsets.

  3. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

    Meanwood, Leeds
    I use 36 spoked, Deore hubbed, Mavic 319 rimmed wheels front and back. Don't know about my spokes. My local bikeshop, Woodrups built them.

    As suggested already, Spacycles have a decent range of touring wheels and a quick telephone call will establish iof you need something out of the ordinary. You shouldn't do if you are of normal weight.
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