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Old 02-24-11, 05:06 PM   #1
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Rear Wheel or Boat Anchor?

Just finished lacing up my new SA XRF-8 to my 406 chrome Sun Rhyno Lite. uh oh
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Old 02-24-11, 07:08 PM   #2
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It feels heavier than it really is because the weight is so dense/concentrated. Compact a full derailleur and cassette (plus the extra chain) into a little hub shell and that would feel heavy too.
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still much heavier than the original SA AW. Hope that go fast 8th gear doesn't wear out the brakes!
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Just finished lacing up my new SA XRF-8 to my 406 chrome Sun Rhyno Lite. uh oh
I have this identical setup also on my R20. Boat anchor - yep.
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If it wears out the brakes, you could always switch to using an actual boat anchor to stop
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