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I have a stock Scott Voltage FR10 with dt swiss fr600 rims and Scott hubs and they are taking a beating and spokes are coming loose left and right (not to mention a few flat spots). I was going to drop $800 on a custom wheel set but heard decent things about the Outlaws. Would these wheels be an upgrade to my current set up and would they last for a couple seasons? I tip the scale at about 230 lbs and am a novice rider so i am not easy on my wheels. Thanks all!

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FR600s are my rims of choice. The metal is incredibly strong and stiff. Dents are rare when compared to a mavic or a sunringle.

I'll take any hand built wheel over some machine built ones.

Granted, the outlaws are amazing wheels for the price.
 

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I really don't want to get new wheels but not very happy with my stock ones. I have heard great things about the FR600s but I am not having such luck. I found 2 dents in the front rim and i run pretty high psi in my tires. My rear spokes are coming loose and un true every ride. I would rather have a custom set built up but trying to build a new AM bike so did not want to drop $600+ on new wheels but may have to.
 

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Stans flows with hope hubs, you can try totaco them but I have had zero success with that. Best wheels I have ever had. You can have them build for about 500.
you're insane guy.

OP is denting up a much sturdier/stronger rim in a FR600. he would wreck a rim that was originally intended for AM purposes.
 

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I'm using Alex rims w/ tubes and it's solid. Think Outlaw is the same except Alex is 32 hole and welded. Only thing I've noticed is a very slight jump @ the weld since day one, has not gone out of true in 1.5 years
 

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Outlaws have been super sturdy for me and I case alot of landings/smack large rocks here in Colorado. I'm 200# without gear on. I would say stay with cheaper wheels until you get a bit smoother and understand how to maintain an expensive set of wheels. No matter what you spend, **** can bend and break if not tensioned right and not checked from time to time...checking spoke tension is key. Buy a tensionometer (they are around $50) and a truing stand ($50) otherwise, it's a matter of time before you just have a more expensive dented/flat wheel. It's not hard to learn so give it a try! Google and youtube can help you there. It won't be long until you can maybe even build your own wheels nice and strong! Good luck!
 
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