Alex Rims DX32 Rim

4.67/5 (6 Reviews)
Weight : 770 grams MSRP : $46.20

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Product Description

The Alex DX32 rim is pinned joint with CNCd sidewall for great durability and strength. Rim Depth: 15.7 mm Brake Compatibility: Rim Brake ERD: 550 mm Valve: Schrader Tire Type: Clincher Weight: 770 g Wi...

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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by matosman a Downhiller from Portugal

Date Reviewed: September 1, 2011

Strengths:    good looking, tough, stiff, wide, cheap, about everything wou want in a rim

Weaknesses:    weaknesses? its tough as hell xD

Bottom Line:   
Its nearly indestructible, reasonably cheap, a bit heavy, wide as hell, its good looking beacause its different its quite stiff

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Favorite Trail:   everything xD

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   came w the bike

Similar Products Used:   mavic 729ex, mavic 721 ex, rodi DH, Rodi Blackjack

Bike Setup:   mondraker petrol similar frame, rochshox boxxer team, Fox DHX 3, shimano deore brakes, atomlab GI hubs

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sk8dad a Weekend Warrior from Fremont, CA

Date Reviewed: January 25, 2011

Strengths:    Strong, wide

Weaknesses:    heavy, ugly

Bottom Line:   
Though a bit dated, this rim used to be the only kid on the block for DH and trials. I just recently swapped out my rhyno lites on the rear as I'm doing more trials stuff. The wide stance really decreases the potential for pinch flats for a given pressure. The width also improves my ledge grip. Aside from trials, I also rode some dj, trails, and pavement on these. I must say, I don't really notice the added weight or any handling issues. For my purposes, this is exactly what I'm looking for.

As a side note, one of my trials buddies has also switch to dx32's and has been gapping 8-9 feet to pointy ledges for the past 4 months on it. It hasn't dented yet.

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Favorite Trail:   anything with rocks

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   JensenUSA

Bike Setup:   urban assault/dj/trials/commuter

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rad8 a Weekend Warrior from Yellowknife, NT, Canada

Date Reviewed: July 16, 2008

Strengths:    massively strong; considering the strength, pretty damn light; wide if you like that sort of thing; and not expensive.

Weaknesses:    not very sexy

Bottom Line:   
It may not look flashy but this is one strong rim that doesn't actually weigh very much. Note that I weigh 220 lbs.

Perfect for casing jumps and missing 180s on concrete. Pretty much the standard rear trials rim for a reason.

Because it's not flashy means that it's not expensive either = high value.

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Favorite Trail:   Frame Lake

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Similar Products Used:   D321; D521 and ex721; MTX; singletrack; and rhynolite

Bike Setup:   street: Azonic steelhead; ENO rear hub + DX32
trials: Echo Hifi; CK rear hub + DX32
FR: Intense Uzzi; formula + DX32 as a spare

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dan a Weekend Warrior from Hamilton, ON, Canada

Date Reviewed: April 6, 2008

Strengths:    This rim is VERY strong, and decently wide, which makes your tires much more stable feeling, especially at low pressure.

The 19" one on my Unicycle is pretty much impossible to warp, especially with 48 spokes laced 4x.

The 3 26" ones I have ridden, 1 on my old bike laced 2x with old used spokes, and the set I ride on my Norco Sasquatch laced properly 3x, have also been very strong wheels, and I never fear them coming untrue.

Weaknesses:    Hard to find 32h 24" Or 48h in any size.
Heavy? But that kind of relates to the strength. They aren't THAT heavy, they weigh less than MAG30's and Double Tracks.
Pinned seam, not welded, which would make these rims even more awesome.

Bottom Line:   
I recommend these rims to everyone who runs disc brakes and isn't too concerned about weight. For $25 a rim, you don't even have to be scared about breaking them if you case some gap or something.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Countless other rims.

Bike Setup:   Norco Sasquatch

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brandon from Loveland, Co

Date Reviewed: March 13, 2008

Strengths:    This is a massively strong rim. I built it and trued it myself and it has held strong every time (wtf up with that!?) They also look wicked even if they are a little heavy. Oh waahh! I definetely plan on lacin' up more of these onto all of my bikes

Bottom Line:   
I reccomend this rim for any one who truly beats the heck out of their rims and is tired of always truing them

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Favorite Trail:   gypsy at northstar even though its in Cali

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   xm317s, Alex td20's bombshell fatboy, ds-1's, ds-2's,

Bike Setup:   2005 Mountain Cycle rumble. Dx32 up front, XM317 in back (BAD IDEA FOR DIRT JUMPERS!!) coda brakes, 2000 Manitou X-vert, and super cool SDG Bel-Air leopard skin seat

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jake a Weekend Warrior from Pawcatuck, CT, USA

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2008

Strengths:    These rims are VERY strong. And as an added bonus, they are very inexpensive! Did I mention they look AWESOME?

Weaknesses:    These rims are moderately heavy. Also,they were actually too wide for me to run rim brakes with because my bosses were too close together.

Bottom Line:   
These rims are the best free-ride/urban rims you can buy for the money. When built well, they will remain true for a long time. After many bad landings, wall-rides-gone-wrong, and flat-to-flat jumps, these rims have remained perfectly true.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   employee purchase

Similar Products Used:   all of em (or at least most)

Bike Setup:   I hand built a wheelset using DMR revolvers, DT swiss spokes and DX32 26" rims. I sold them to a buddy and they now live a a transition trail-or-park.

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