Who says you can't get lighter weight stuff that is also bullet proof? Ritchey's Zeta Comp Road Wheelset is perfect for touring and training alike, and will outlast its pricey brethren when the going is tough and unpredictable. A 24mm rim profile on a 6061 aluminum rim is among the strongest of its kind, and beefed up with DT Champion spokes and CNC cold forged hubs, this wheelset will get you not only from A to B, but all the way to Z if that's where you're going.
6061 aluminum gives lightweight performance
24-spoke rear wheel adds extra resistance against bending
24mm-profile rim wall means amazing radial give and added lateral rigidity
CNC cold forged hubs with cartridge bearings are grit/grime/water resistant for long lasting performance
Inboard/nondrive flange on the rear hub reduces dish