"Because they will not accommodate 12 gauge nipples.
Plus, eyelets are added to support the area around the nipple, so that the walls can machined thinner to save weight. I don't care about weight and would rather have thicker walls.
Hi All,Looking for a rim recommendation, it's a doozy.I need a 26", 48 spoke hole clincher, the wider (35mm+) and beefier the better. Preferably without eyelets, single wall would be fine. Aluminum or steel. Weight is irrelevant.An un-drilled rim (no spoke holes) would work as well.Thanks!See More
7th Annual Three Floyds Brewpub Ride 9:00 AM Saturday, January 14th, 2012 Daley Plaza or Promontory Point (Lakefront in Hyde Park) We shall depart Daley Plaza no later than 9:30 AM, meeting up with the Promontory Point group at 10:15 AM, and continue to the Three Floyds Brewpub in Munster, Indiana, arriving around 12 PM. We will depart the brewpub around 4 PM. The total distance round trip is approximately 65 miles. Please RSVP if attending. The inaugural Three Floyd’s ride was conceived…See More