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    Tell me about these spokes

    What are the advantages/disadvantages of these types of spokes and what are they called?

    Last edited by frugihoyi; 09-08-08 at 02:31 PM.

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    They are called "plastic" and they only have disadvantages.
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    They are called "composite" and actually they have only one real disadvantage - weight.

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    You need the strongest, most advanced wheelset available. Have you considered Arrospok?
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    I am still waiting for Skyway to make my DH TuffWheels

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