Dura Ace 7850 cl24 wheel strength.

Evil Laugh
Evil Laugh Posts: 1,412
edited September 2010 in Road buying advice
A lot of people on here seem concerned about the strength of these wheels.

So, for what it's worth, I hit someone this morning who ran out from in front of moving traffic on my right. I was probably doing 15-20mph. Wheel took most of the impact, handlebars twisted 45 degrees. I weigh 13st.

Wheel is fine. Was both relieved and impressed.

Same thing happened to me 3 weeks ago with my other wheels on and I broke 3 spokes.

Can people stop jumping out in front of me please! :?


  • I had one of the first pairs in the country (bought Jan 08). I've ridden the hell out of them and they're fine - light, stiff enough and strangely aero feeling. Best clinchers I've owned.