I'm just about to give Orange back the Five 29 I've had on demo. I've made my decision and will be having one but I fear the rims just won't be strong enough for me. I'm 15 stone 6 and up to now have ridden a Patriot with bomb proof DH rims which for most would be overkill but I think are about right for me.
The Five 29 has Mavic XM319 rims which look really delicate to me and I swear I can feel them flexing under my weight on jumps & lumpy stuff. Orange don't seem to have a wheel set upgrade but I'll ask when I go back with the demo. Any advice/suggestions on rims that may be better?