Originally Posted by robertm
This new wheels looks to be a little more than 10% heavier than the ARC-8. Why would someone choose this over the lighter unit? I'm looking at specifically the 18-10" ET 25. In that size a set of EC-7 would add 10 lb additional over the ARC-8. Thanks.
Presumably, because they're stronger and will hold up better to track use.
FWIW, I run ARC-8 wheels on track and like them alot.