"Agreed, can't really go wrong with either Open Pro or Reflex rims.
Ambrosio hubs are very good (and cheap) as are some of the low-cost Novatecs. Both have the advantage of cartridge bearings that you can abuse all winter and replace easily in…"
"tubs or clinchers?
(Almost) any wheels will do - there's a misconception that road wheels are weak. They're a lot stronger than they look provided they have a reasonable number of properly tensioned spokes, plus the majority of…"