Im newer around here, i assume that's a forum member?Hit up Mikesee. I’m sure he would lace up exactly what you need, and shod them with the rubber you’re looking for.
Where did you find Blizzerk in stock? I've been looking for a yearRight now, finding rims is a little rough. Depends on what you're looking to do, how fat a tire you're looking to run. I've recently built some 27.5 wheels with Stan's Hugos in 52mm width with 3.8 Bontrager Hodags on em. They're real nice for trail riding. Also did a pair of Alex Blizzerks in 70mm width for myself. I plan on running 4.5" Bontrager Barbegazis. I'm in the process of doing 27.5 Sunringle Mulefuts in 80mm for my son. Haven't decided what tires yet.
If by "quite durable" you mean "slightly less durable than papier mache", then we agree.Also in New England, I ride HED Big Deal wheels year round, amazingly light and still quite durable.
I agree that you need to tape them all the way to the edges, but beyond that they seemed like a really easy setup. Like, push the tire on and start pumping it up.I had a set of Blizzerk 90s and they are not the easiest to set up tubeless. The casting holes go out to the tire bead seat and you have to be careful to tape the entire bead bed. Fattystrippers don't work well at all. The rim profile is so flat it is really tough to get tires mounted too.
When I asked Mikesee a couple years ago he recommended Trek Wampa Carbon 80 SL. I bought them and they've been great.
Well, I had the wide versions so that might be different. The rim bed is flat so it's tough to get much slack in the tire beads when mounting. Fatty strippers just get shredded. Mulefut rims are 10x easier IME.I agree that you need to tape them all the way to the edges, but beyond that they seemed like a really easy setup. Like, push the tire on and start pumping it up.
Are there two versions or something?
Well, I had the wide versions so that might be different. The rim bed is flat so it's tough to get much slack in the tire beads when mounting. Fatty strippers just get shredded. Mulefut rims are 10x easier IME.
Another prob i had was the drive hub and spokes on the ebay set I bought were complete shite. The rims were probably OK but I (big guy, ride alot...) stretched the spokes and then shredded the hub in no time. A big rider in soft sand puts things to the test. Hoping the wheels I bought from you last longer...
Yeah I bought a set of Nextie/DTSwiss from you a couple months ago to replace the Blizzerks. Hoping they are the last set I buy for a long time.Clarify that the rims you got from me are different from the ones you got on eBay?
I know the hubs, spokes, and tension are different...