Heavy duty 12" rims ... do they exist?

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11/16/2016 11:38 PM

Hi guys!

Basically, I have this little rascal, which is a blast! I use it everyday to get to work and back.
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But, the quality of the components is somehow lacking, I already broke the frame once, and the overall design could be improved.

So, my plan is to build a new one, 4130 only, no aluminium, use hubs with spokes, Profile 145mm cranks, mid BB, smaller sprocket and 9t driver, etc.

More or less, I have that covered.
What I am truly lacking is a rim strong enough to handle an adult and the abuse.

So, do you guys know any rims that fit this description?
Or someone who could make something like this?

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11/17/2016 7:07 AM

Well, that type of bike isn't designed to handle any abuse. It's for light commuting.

You might find some steel rims out there but they won't be indestructible

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11/17/2016 9:16 AM

get a real bike

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It’s all bmx

11/17/2016 1:18 PM

OMG ! a scooter with a drive train ! I'm going to quit BMX and buy one of these #SWAG #YOLO

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