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    Senior Member mountaindew's Avatar
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    whats the point of 24" wheel for freeride or DH?

    I was looking at, errrr... drooling at the Norco Sasquatch and the Torrent and I noticed that the Torrent had a 24" in the back, is that for climbing hills? If its not then whats the point?
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    I'm curious about this too...my understanding is that you can roll over just about anything with the bigger tires. I think I read in a magazine that they required less effort to cover more distance but I could be off.

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    See this thread for some answers:

    24" wheels
    NADS #138
    Braaaaaaaaap!
    Go Medium Or Go HOME!!!!!
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    Senior Member mountaindew's Avatar
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    hmmm... thats interesting. I like acceleration but I like top speed better, if I need to accelerate faster then I just put it in a lower gear.
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    From first hand expieriance, if you ride very rough trails a 24" whell sucks. It will want to stop every time it hits a rock or small lip whereas a 26" would roll right over. Other then that everything in the other thread is good to go.


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