Mountain Biking - Who rides on Mavic XM 117 rims?
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04-04-06, 05:01 AM
What do you think of them? Are they strong? What type of riding would they handle...and how about weight?
04-04-06, 05:06 PM
Has anyone used em at all?
04-04-06, 11:38 PM
they are light use rims... mild xc trails... dont hammer them
04-05-06, 04:25 AM
I have them on my hardtail. I didn't think you could buy them seperatly always thought they were OEM things. They've been good so far, stay true well. I dunno what you'd call my riding, all mountain? agressive XC? Basicly good trails, roots, rocks, jumps/drops no more than 3ft. Nothing crazy lol.
I've been thinking about upgrading soon, I'd go with 312's or something around that level instead of the 117's. Might last you a bit longer and I dont think there too expensive.
Oh should mention I weigh around 10 stone, 140lbs, if my conversion is right. So not very heavy and I'm quite a smooth rider.
04-05-06, 07:29 AM
i had 117's on my bike until yesterday when my new xt/317's came in the mail.
As johny said above, they come stock on a LOT of bikes.
I didnt have any problems with mine really.
04-05-06, 10:55 PM
Cool, there on my new bike. I'm just riding XC to Agressive XC and i'm pretty light aswell so hopefully i shouldn't have a problem.
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