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Old 12-23-08, 09:57 PM   #1
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New Freeride / Urban wheelset

I'm thinking about delving deeper into the Urban / Freeride scene. I know that some people go with 24" wheels b/c they are stronger. 36 spokes have been a thought too. I was thinking about these:
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That wheelset is prolly close to what you want. My only suggestion would be to reduce the spoke count-just a tad-so's you could get a spoke wrench in there.
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They make them in different colors:
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Ok well I will throw a serious question in this thread and hope for the best.

Which would be better for FR/Urban or rather which you you pick. Sun Doubletracks laced to formula hubs or Mavic ex729s laced to formula front and a xt rear?
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The latter.

I am seriously considering a 24" rear.
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Wait, does that mean you are considering a 24 rear?? Because you said seriously, but then winked. Screw this, I'm going to sleep.
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Wait, does that mean you are considering a 24 rear?? Because you said seriously, but then winked. Screw this, I'm going to sleep.
If'n I can ever beat the pis5 outta this one...I'm thinking about it.
Then I can go 24x2.5 rear and 26x either 2.5-2.7" front

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Wait, does that mean you are considering a 24 rear?? Because you said seriously, but then winked. Screw this, I'm going to sleep.
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wait...what IS urban??
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If'n I can ever beat the pis5 outta this one...I'm thinking about it.
Then I can go 24x2.5 rear and 26x either 2.5-2.7" front

I'm loving big meat's right now for some reason.
It would probably climb well to.
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Any advantage of having a bigger wheel up front?
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