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    What rims for Santa Cruz Blur

    Deciding on rims for the Santa Cruz Blur for a XC bike (XT group, Talas or RLT100 fork), DT XR 4.1d rims or Mavics 717, they're both good, preference?

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    well I would go with the DT. Supposedly they can take high tensions, and i like that company anyways
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    Mavic 717
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    mavic is the evil empire of rims. Go sun go sun go sun
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    evil empire? Your probably a mac guy too aren't ya? Sorry, I don't know much about rims and this is off topic. You may recommence with the rim discussion now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XC Down Under
    Deciding on rims for the Santa Cruz Blur for a XC bike (XT group, Talas or RLT100 fork), DT XR 4.1d rims or Mavics 717, they're both good, preference?
    717 offers a lot of bang for the buck. It's pretty light, and descently stiff.....Really depends if you care about the littie bit of difference or not

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    The Mavic 717 isn't a bad rim in the slightest

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2
    mavic is the evil empire of rims. Go sun go sun go sun
    I wouldn't want a sun on either of my bikes, with the exception of the Rhynolites would not go too well with a bike like the blur though. Mavics are welded not pinned like suns are. There is a reason why mavics are popular wheels, they work good and are sturdy.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    thanks, plenty to go from on this thread. I posted a seperate thread that hasn't received as much attention :-(
    Blur 2005, LBS are offering the Talas fork 80-125, yet SC advises their frames, albeit the 2004 frame is not designed to go greater than 105. Thoughts?

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    Mavic makes good rims yes, thers no doubt about that. BUt I find Sun and velocity to be a much better buy. Sometimes sun has a slight bulge at the rim seam, but its only 1 or so mm max, nobody will notice that while riding. I got a set of 0 degree lites for 30 dollars new on ebay. the 717s would have ran me 65 per
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2
    I got a set of 0 degree lites for 30 dollars new on ebay. the 717s would have ran me 65 per
    He just got a new santa cruz ($$$$). I don't think he is worried about an extra $100.00 on rims
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    Quote Originally Posted by unsuspended
    He just got a new santa cruz ($$$$). I don't think he is worried about an extra $100.00 on rims
    yea I know, but regardless i think its good to be different
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2
    yea I know, but regardless i think its good to be different
    true

    and a good deal is a good deal, no matter what

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    The only suns id buy would be the 8tracks....in this case, go Mavic.

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    Mavic it is

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