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    Which is better: Sun Singtrack or Mammoth?

    Just wondering which is better; singletrack or mammoth? Experiences with either?

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    Singletrack. No personal experience with the mammoth but I've heard bad things about them warping.

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    I've heard more about people destroying single tracks than I have mammoth rims.

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    I have a set of singletracks - also no experience with mammoths.

    I've been using them for about with no issues for about 1000 miles. They've taken some pretty good hits and aren't out of true a bit - had them in the truing stand a week ago checking them. Made a couple of adjustments, but still within 1mm of true and round.

    Great rims with a really crappy build (not tensioned properly, etc) won't last long. A well-built wheelset will last awhile unless something really bad happens, but few wheelsets will survive the really bad stuff.

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    I'm running a Mammoth on the back of my ASX. I finally had to go that way because I've demolished enough RhynoLites. The Mammoth is a proven item that's been around a long time; was the standard for DH-able rims before all the new-fangled stuff came out. I have no experience with the SingleTracks but they look like a nice rim. The draw to Mammoths for me is the price (you knew I'd say that, huh?). Lace 'em up with some good straight-gauge 14s (hint: buy a size that you can lace cross-four and they'll be mega-stout) and you'll be good to go .

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    I had a mammoth laced four cross on my front wheel and I tacoed it during a practice run before the first race last season. Fortunately I was able to beat it back into usability for that day. I wasn't/am not very good. fyi.

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    Bah, I'm gunna get the Mammoth.

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    The Singletrack and Mammoth will taco if you look at it wrong even. Save yourself the trouble and get either A Mag30 or Doubletrack.
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    i dont like my singletracks....
    flattened the rear like it was nothing.
    Trance music is okay...
    Drum & Bass is way better

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    I'm on a budget. Would MTX rims be good? They're the next up, I can get them for 150 and the mammoth's are 135.

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    MTX would be an improvement.
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    IS that 135 for a mammoth rim? If so you should be able to get it cheaper.

    I have had experience with both rims, tacoed a front single track but nothing could survive what I did to it. the Mammoths are holding up prettty well at the moment. The Mag30 and Double tracks ar a heavier rim, they have the same profile as each other. Both are also very strong, I would personally go Mag30 of the Double track though as they seem to hold up better.

    Also look to the Mavic 721 or 729, I think the 721 is the more weighty stronger one and the 729 is the more racey lighter version. Either way these two rims are also strong and goo weight
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopper
    IS that 135 for a mammoth rim? If so you should be able to get it cheaper.
    It's in Canadian dollars, and that's for a disc hub. I can get it $10 cheaper if I got a regular hub.

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    Fair enuff, Iwas thinking I was able to get mammoth for $70 AUD from my LBS in Australia.
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